Making NYC Food Secure

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Status

The Problem

We hope to raise awareness in our school and in the larger New York City community about the often "invisible" problem of food insecurity. We wish to provide direct support, through volunteering and donating, to those who are experiencing food insecurity. Lastly, we hope to create relationships with programs that will continually work to solve this problem on a systematic level and to work towards long-term meaningful solutions.

Our Plan

We would like to use the funds to support active community service trips and initiatives. We plan to use the funds to make sandwiches for a group that donates them to people who are experiencing homelessness, to buy supplies for local food banks and to support the City Meals on Wheels program. On a larger scale, we will use to funds to raise awareness within our school and larger community about this important issue.

Themes Addressed

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    Food Choices

The Benefit

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