Saturday, June 4, 2011
Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry
Share Our Strength is a national non-profit organization whose primary mission is to end childhood hunger in the United States (by 2015) and abroad by mobilizing industries and individuals, and by creating community wealth to promote lasting and permanent change. To this end, Share Our Strength holds annual culinary events, solicits individual donations, and utilizes social media in efforts to raise funds for long-term solutions to the hunger problem. Founded in 1984 by brother and sister Billy and Debbie Shore, Share Our Strength initially focused on looking for long-term solutions to what they deemed “seemingly eternal problems.” During those early years, Share Our Strength focused almost exclusively on fundraising, and granted its funds out entirely to other nonprofit organizations who would then do the actual charitable work. Read more . . .