It’s that time of year again, and this year it seems more important than ever to give thanks for the things we have, as there are so many who have so little and need so much. With the growing economic crisis. more and more people are losing the ability to survive without help; those of us who can still support ourselves and our families have an obligation to help others as well. Here are a few simple ways to donate food to needy families, in the US and around the world.
Feeding America, fomerly known as America’s Second Harvest, sponsors food banks all over the US. According to the latest statistics, 1 in 8 Americans live on the brink of hunger.
Operation Blessing is non-denominational, fights hunger here and around the world with your donation.
Even if you can’t afford to donate, a little of your time will help on these sites. They contribute to hunger relief based on the traffic on their sites, so do visit them. The first, Freerice.com is my favorite; you can take quizzes on various subjects, and for each correct answer you earn a donation of 20 grains of rice.
At the Hunger Site, a simple click generates a donation, while shopping and purchasing products from sponsors adds to the total.
To show our thankfulness for our own good fortune, we’ll be donating a portion of our Rickrack.com holiday profits to Feeding America this season.