This is who you’re helping when you join the biggest food drive ever
When Francis hears the words Biggest Food Drive Ever, do you know what she thinks about?
She thinks about finally having enough food to feed her two children. She thinks about the three of them not going hungry at Thanksgiving. And as she lets out a big sigh of relief, she tells how the constant challenge of keeping her children fed wears her down.
“Every day I’m anxious, but I do what I have to do,” she says. “It’s almost like you’re on autopilot. I just keep pushing forward.” “I have to,” she says. “I have two kids. There’s no other choice.”
That’s why we’re launching our Biggest Food Drive Ever this month — and why we’re hoping you will join us. This Thanksgiving season, we expect to provide holiday meals to as many as 20,000 families. That translates into:
- 10,000 turkeys.
- 501,343 pounds of canned goods.
- 20,000 packages of stuffing mix.
- And countless pies, loaves of bread and bags of potatoes.
A daunting task? For sure! That’s why we’re starting now. So many families need help, it’s going to take the Biggest Food Drive Ever to feed them all.
Please give what you can. With each meal costing just $1.76, your gift of any amount will make an incredible difference this Thanksgiving.