Many people enjoy being involved with charities, especially during the holidays. Over the years, we have seen families embrace Holidays Without Hunger as more than charity work. The event has become a family tradition. “Some of our volunteers vacation in Southwest Florida and make Holidays Without Hunger a family tradition,” said Steve Popper, Meals of Hope’s President/CEO. “It is a great multi-generational event too, which provides a special family experience.” We welcome you to start a new family tradition and join us on Dec. 15 (North Naples Middle School) or Dec. 22......
The Food Stamp Challenge, which takes place this weekend, is designed to replicate what many children experience every weekend, when Friday lunch is their last complete meal until they return to school Monday morning. Many teachers do not test students on Mondays, as they know students are not able to work at their best because of their lack of food during the weekend. The maximum monthly allotment for SNAP benefits is $192 per person, which equals $2.13 per meal. The challenge begins with dinner on Friday, Sept. 28, and ends with dinner......