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Let’s Build A Bakery!

  Impossible. I think that’s always a good starting point. This post isn’t short, but I would like for you to take 3 minutes to read it. We started our nonprofit about four years ago with the idea that life was more than jobs, vacations & retirement accounts. How could we impact others, through generosity out of the excess we’ve been blessed […]

You Are the Difference!

  If you’re anything like me, you’ll receive many letters and emails this month asking for your support. How do you decide what’s worthy of your gift? I usually am looking for an opportunity where my contribution will make the biggest impact. You are a valued part of our community of generosity. Whether you gave to one campaign or have been a […]

Ten Thousand Meals – Results

First of all, a MASSIVE thank you to everyone who got behind this project (whether that was giving financially, sharing social media posts or getting your company or church involved). Our goal was Ten Thousand Meals. We’re super excited to tell you that12,892 people were fed as a result of our collective efforts between 9 faith-based organizations, 3 corporate partners and […]

Ten Thousand Meals (Fall Campaign)

Last year (October/November 2014) was our first nationwide Thanksgiving Project. We had done a few regional projects before but this was the first time we went big. Hungry For A Day had a dream to feed 1,000 families a complete Thanksgiving meal. We didn’t just want to give someone a plate of food, but the same type of Thanksgiving dinner […]

Lydia. 17 years old. Student. Homeless.

“Lydia’s” (name changed for privacy concerns) mom passed away last year and now she is completely on her own. Her home is an old FEMA trailer. She gets a small amount of Social Security benefits each month, but it’s not enough to cover all of her expenses. Lydia is a bright student in the Dual Enrollment Program at Pensacola State […]

Joseph. 18 years old. Student. Homeless.

“Joseph” (name changed for privacy reasons) is a high school student in Santa Rosa County.  After his mother’s boyfriend moved in, she kicked him out of the house. All his life, he has been physically and emotionally abused by his mom and the men in her life. He was eventually placed in a special program at an alternative school because […]

Backpacks of food for homeless teens

It’s time to announce our July/August project! Once again we are partnering with our friends at Manna Food Pantries to provide backpacks of food to homeless high school students. You can supply a needy student with a backpack full of the equivalent of 8 meals plus snacks and bottled water for $25.00. You can give at:  h4ad.com/go-hungry. If you’d like […]

May/June Project

We’re partnering with one of our favorite organizations in Atlanta, Serenity’s Steps, for our next project. They help vulnerable women whose lives have been marred by sexual exploitation and help them step out of the sex industry. Serenity’s Steps helps with this struggle by providing a process to transition these women from their dangerous and tumultuous lives to a life […]

Compassion Kit Distribution Day! (volunteer opportunity)

We get inquiries all the time about when the next volunteer event will be and we have an answer! Saturday, April 18th! noon-3:30 We’ll be meeting to assemble the Compassion Kits and then go out into the city to distribute them. A Compassion Kit has a lunch, snack, new pair of socks, toothbrush/toothpaste and a gift card for another meal. […]

Compassion Kits!

We’re excited to revisit our Compassion Kit Project! We’ve made this an annual tradition (this is Year 3!) and always have a blast helping so many! The purpose is to show some people who aren’t always lovable true love. Everything given between now and April 16th will go towards supplying Compassion Kits to the homeless. If you have never given to Hungry For A […]