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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 […]

Jan/Feb Project: Meals to Kenya for 5¢

As we enter the new year, we’re excited to announce our first partner of the year! We’ll be teaming up with SERV International to feed children in Kenya and the Dominican Republic. Two things that are great about this project. 1) You’ll be able to start your year out really impacting the life of a child. This is the chance to be […]

It’s a Wrap! (almost)

In 2013, 90% of project giving went directly to our partners, and in 2014, we increased that to 100%!  For us to maintain that 100% pass through rate, we need your help! As we wrap up 2014, we want to take a quick moment to celebrate, reflect, and give our thanks. 2014 was an amazing year that saw thousands upon thousands […]

1,000 Families (Getting your group involved)

We have a vision to feed 1,000 families this Thanksgiving season.  We can’t do it alone and we want your help! We have put together a toolkit that gives groups EVERYTHING they need to get involved in feeding 1,000 families.  You won’t just be a part of feeding families in another city, but you’ll help families where you live! If […]

1,000 Families (Fall Campaign)

1,000 Families! We have a dream, a vision and a plan. This year we have what business leader Jim Collins calls a BHAG (BIG, Hairy, Audacious Goal). We have the vision to feed 1,000 families a complete Thanksgiving dinner. Not just 1,000 people, but we want to give 1,000 families a complete dinner (the turkey, stuffing, all the sides and […]

Backpacks of food (not books)

It’s September and time to announce our new project! This is the third year we’re partnering with our friends at Manna Food Pantries to provide backpacks of food to homeless high school students. If you want to dive right in, you can give two weeks worth of food for only $18.00. You can give at h4ad.com/go-hungry.   If you want more […]

Rest

“There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” ― Alan Cohen Hungry For A Day launched it’s first monthly project in June of 2012. (We did have a trial project in December 2011 among our friends and family, but June 2012 was the first public project.) Because of your generosity, we’ve supported dozens […]

July Project – Feeding the homeless

Since we’re based in Atlanta (affectionately known as Hot-lanta), each summer, we help an organization that’s feeding people during these brutally hot temperatures. Last year, we helped our friends at MUST Ministries as they fed school kids who aren’t getting school lunches during the summer. This month, all donations will go to purchase sandwich supplies for 7 Bridges.  They are […]

700 Lunches!

A big thanks to the youth from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship! Last week, a group of their teens who were in town for a conference took some time out from their busy schedule to fix 700 lunches for the homeless and needy in Atlanta. The original plan was for the youth to put together 300 lunches.  We challenged them to […]

A letter from a Father

Here’s a note from our co-founder, David Huey, and one from his dad, Clay Huey on this Father’s Day. from David … On this Father’s Day, I want to take a step back and breathe and remember and honor the dads in our lives. A big reason why I’ve committed a large portion of my life to helping others is […]

June Initiative – Feeding Blind Beggars in India

Hello faithful friends, We are very excited and pleased to announce this upcoming month’s project and want to encourage you to rally around this effort with us! In the next 3-4 weeks, we are helping to raise support for Don Shire Ministries. Don and his team minister internationally to multiple areas of India and Haiti, helping to meet the needs […]

April 2014 – Tuna, Peanut Butter, Mac & Cheese

When someone is unemployed, and not sure how they’ll pay their rent or car payment, food assistance goes a long way. Imagine having to choose between paying rent and cooling your house on a 100 degree summer day or feeding your child. This is where The Pantry assists the most. Every week they feed about 800 people!  This is amazing! […]

Compassion Kit Distribution a Success!

Every February we designate the calendar month as “Love Month” at Hungry For A Day. This year, like the last, we did a campaign push to raise funds to put together Compassion Kits for the homeless of Northwest Florida. Because of your generosity, we had 19 volunteers come out to distribute over 50 kits to the homeless! It was another […]