Community Food Bank invites Southern Arizona to join Hunger Action Month | Community Spirit
The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and it’s four branch food banks in Amado, Green Valley-Sahuarita, Marana and Nogales are asking all communities in Southern Arizona to join the activities of Hunger Action Month 2013 during September.
Hunger Action Month 2013 is an opportunity to join a movement to raise awareness about the issue of hunger in Arizona. There will be opportunities for individuals to advocate, donate or volunteer.
During Hunger Action Month the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona will feature a local ‘30 Ways in 30 Days’ calendar on its website to inform people about opportunities to participate in their community.
To find out how the public can get involved, go to www.communityfoodbank.org/ham. One event or suggestion on how to help will be highlighted each day.
Some highlighted events for Hunger Action Month 2013 are:
- September 3 – 6 – SNAP Challenge – Try to live on $4 worth of food per day as SNAP recipients do.
- September 5 – ‘Go Orange Day.’ Join the Community Food Bank staff and volunteers and wear orange. Enjoy a free eegee’s featuring the Pina Colada flavor at Jácome Plaza at 101 N. Stone in downtown Tucson and learn about the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.
- September 28 – Hunger Walk 2013 at Community Food Banks in Tucson, Amado, Green Valley, Marana and Nogales.
- September 28 – AIA Canstruction event begins at Park Place and runs through October 6.
Other events, food drives and opportunities will be available during Hunger Action Month 2013. Go online to www.communityfoodbank.org/ham for details.