So alot of people talk about “Social Media for Social Good” but let’s actualy make something happen. Much like we did for the Central Texas Blood and Tissue Center we are having a Tweetup Food Drive for the Capital Area Food Bank. We have been lucky enough to have Tyson get into the mix. Tyson foods is donating 100 pounds of food to the Capital Area Food Bank for every comment on this post. So help us out!
Read the stats today and Go leave a comment today!
- Nearly one in five adults and one in four children in Texas are hungry.
- 41,000 children under the age of 18 in Travis County are confronted with food insecurity every day.
- 82% of Food Bank Partner Agency recipients are food insecure. 49% of recipients experience outright hunger. (Source: Hunger in America 2006: Central Texas Report, in association with America’s Second Harvest)
- 61% of Austin Independent School District (AISD) students are eligible for free or reduced lunch.