Be the Change that you wish to see in the World – Ghandi
I LOVE this quote!! I love it so much because it’s something that I’m trying to work on. So often we see how bad things are in the world and we do nothing about it. I know I’m guilty of this, at least. I feel like I’ve had opportunities to serve and help all through out my life, but in the last few years, my family and I have been making it more of a focus in our DAILY lives. We know that every little bit helps and that we truly can make a difference if we are looking for those opportunities to help.
Recently, I learned about a new and simple way to help aid in the relief of childhood hunger in America. Yes, there is hunger in America. I know we sometimes associate this with third world countries, but it’s happening in the cities and neighborhoods all around us (SAD!!). The Albertsons Safeway family of stores has started their “Hunger Is” campaign that is lasting all month long to raise awareness, volunteer hours and funds to aid hungry children and families.
So, how can you help, and how can you be the change??
There are TWO WAYS:
- Donate at your local Safeway and Albertsons stores at the register (happening at Eastern, Intermountain, Northern California, Southwest, Shaws/Star).
- Purchase participating products which earns a meal. Participating brands/products include:
- Con Agra – Marie Calender’s, Healthy Choice, Bertolli’s and PF Changs brands
Last week, we headed to our local sister store (Randall’s) and picked up some of our favorite products, and in doing so, helped with this campaign. It was so easy to do and made our family glad knowing we were helping.
I know that most of us are more willing to help during the fall and the holidays, but I would encourage everyone to help in what little way that they can ALL year long!! Trust me – it will make you happier if you are helping more. 🙂
Now, why should you help with this specific campaign?? Let me tell you…
One in five children in America live in households without consistent access to adequate food.
ONE IN FIVE!!!
That statistic is huge, and that is why the Albertsons Safeway family AND the Merkley family is helping out. They’ve already made it so easy for us to do!! It truly breaks my heart to know there are kids close by going to bed hungry. If you feel the same way as I do, be sure to help with the “Hunger Is… ” campaign. 🙂
($324, 741 in Texas ALONE has been donated to this campaign – AMAZING!!)
So, my friends – BE the change that you wish to see in the world. I wanted to make sure I remembered this always and will be printing out this cute PRINT to remind me of this new goal. It is available in three colors…
TO DOWNLOAD ONE OF THE BE THE CHANGE PRINTS – GO HERE.
I would love to hear how you help out in your community! So, please share. 😀
For more info about Hunger Is, go HERE.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Albertsons Safeway . The opinions and text are all mine.