Every year on January 1, I ask The Perfect Pantry's readers to help end childhood hunger in America by taking one action, sharing one post, donating one dollar, tweeting one link.
This year, a year in which politics consumed our nation, storms devastated many parts of the country, and violence against a community and its youngest school children shocked us, I feel more strongly than ever that, working together, we can do more to ensure that every kid in America has good, healthy food, and enough of it, every single day. That doesn't seem like too much to ask, even from a society that has become polarized around so many issues. Surely we can agree on this.
To learn more about childhood hunger, visit the web sites of these organizations:
No Kid Hungry (a program of Share Our Strength)
Today, at the start of a hopeful new year, please do this one thing: share this post, or these links, on Facebook or Twitter, or email to your friends, because no child should go hungry.
Happy New Year, and thank you, dear readers, for all you do to make The Perfect Pantry a place I want to hang out. I love your comments and emails and feedback. The recipes you send and questions you raise inspire me every day. I've got plenty of new recipes to use the ingredients you already have in your pantries, so I hope you'll stick around in 2013.
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