To truly make an impact in the fight against hunger, we need participation from individuals, charity, and government. There are a number of ways you can get involved and advocate on behalf of people facing hunger in our community.
Contact Your Elected Officials
You can be an influential voice for the hungry by contacting your elected officials. Find out who your Louisiana and United States legislators are and how to contact them by visiting the state legislature website and entering your address.
May is Older Americans Month. Seniors more than any other age group do not take advantage of federal benefits programs. You can help us and Feeding America Close the Senior SNAP Gap to make sure all seniors have access to good food to keep themselves healthy and strong. Click here to find out how.
For more information about current hunger relief issues and policy solutions, visit Feeding America’s Hunger Action Center.
Become a Virtual Advocate
Do you love Facebook? Are you usually the person bringing friends and family together by text and email? We could use your support in social networking, emailing and crossposting to help us make a difference for people facing hunger. Just follow us on social media and sign up for our emails, then help us spread the word by sharing with your circles.