October 2015 E-Newsletter

HAM_green backOctober is an important month at The Hunger Coalition. It’s Hunger Awareness Month and it’s our chance to help spread the word about hunger and what can be done to help struggling families in our community. We hope you will join us! 


Thanksgiving Basket Application


Is the cost of Thanksgiving dinner stressing you out? Click here to sign up for a Thanksgiving Basket. Deadline is November 11.

Saturday, October 17 is your opportunity to learn more about the Community Food Assessment. (See the On the Table event info below.)




Wednesday, October 21 The Sage School students will be conducting a door-to-door Food Drive. Food gathered will be distributed at our food banks to locals in need.


11x17-Just-EatIt-posterWednesday, October 28, along with the Local Food Alliance, we are screening an engaging film at the Liberty TheaterJust Eat It is a fascinating glimpse into one couple’s journey surrounding food waste. Learn what you can do in your own household to help reduce food waste, hear about our Food Rescue program and find out how you can get involved! 




skip a mealThursday, October 29 is Skip a Meal day. You are invited to skip a meal or fast for the day and donate the money saved to The Hunger Coalition. 



We rely on the generosity of many local individuals and organizations to help us accomplish all we do. This month, we say THANK YOU to all who are helping to ease the pangs of hunger locally. 

Click here to read the entire October 2015 newsletter.

Hunger Awareness Month 2015


a free screening of the hottest food-waste movie around…

WHAT: Just Eat It, A Food Waste Story
WHEN: Wednesday, October 28, 6-8pm
WHERE: Liberty Theater, Hailey
WHY: Because food is too important to be wasted…

Join us for drinks, appetizers from The Ram’s chef Hal Jardine, rescued banana bread,“Just Eat It” film screening, and a food rescue discussion. Continue reading