SMS Audio is committed to aiding Feeding America®, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization, by helping provide meals to Feeding America on behalf of local food banks. Over the next year SMS Audio will provide the equivalent of half a million meals* to Feeding America (2015 –2016).
Feeding America is a nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Together, they provide food to more than 46 million people through 60,000 food pantriesand meal programs in communities across America. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people they serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger.
Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger.
IT'S TIME TO EDUCATE OURSELVES ABOUT THE REALITY OF HUNGER IN AMERICA:
More than 49 million Americans are struggling with hunger and may not know where their next meal will come from.
Hunger and food insecurity is harmful to people of all ages, but it’s particularly devastating to children. Nearly 16 million children in the United States don’t have enough to eat – that’s 1 in 5 children.
People and families facing hunger often have to make tough choices to make ends meet. 69% of Feeding America clients report having to choose between paying for food and paying for basic expenses like heat or water. 66% of clients have to choose between paying for food and medical care or medicine.
Feeding America is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization and they’re leading the charge to solve hunger in our country.
They provide food assistance to more than 46 million Americans who may not know where their next meal will come from. That equates to 5.4 million individuals each week.
They are committed to reaching vulnerable populations, including children and seniors. Feeding America provides meals to more than 12 million children and 7 million seniors. As a network, Feeding America provides food assistance to more children than any other charitable organization.
They provide 3.3 billion meals to individuals and families who are struggling each year, which includes 1 billion pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables.
More than 2 million volunteers each month help carry out the vision for a hunger-free America.