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FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties Hunger Action Day
September 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
From 10 a.m.to noon, join the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in Neptune for Hunger Action Day, an open house-meets-snack-pack-packing event to help after-school food programs prep for the start of the new school year. Food insecurity affects 1 out of every 10 people, including 1 out of 5 children, and this event is designed to raise awareness and to offer a tangible way to help. The event, will feature volunteer shifts and a Stuff Our Silo (S.O.S.) food drive. Families are encouraged to bring a bag of nonperishable food. Kids and families will enjoy crafts, face painting, a photo booth, food trucks, garden activities and more. The event also serves as the launch of STUDENTS CHANGE HUNGER, a statewide, school-based program that allows schools of all sizes and grade levels to compete to collect food, funds and raise awareness of hunger issues. Event takes place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 3300 Route 66, Neptune, 732-918-2600.