A dear friend told me about this event, and I am very excited to be a part of it. This is not only a great personal challenge for me, but also an opportunity to help others.
The following statements are taken directly from www.run10feed.com:
1 in 6 Americans are wondering when they will get their next meal.
16 million are children at risk of going hungry.
Hunger hurts more than tummies. It also affects a child's ability to learn.
There are hungry kids in every county in America, including YOURS.
Many families struggling with food insecurity are forced to choose between paying for food and paying for basic necessities like medicine and housing.