September is Hunger Action Month, when the Feeding America nationwide network of food banks unite to urge businesses and individuals to take action in their communities. Orange is the official color of hunger and Hunger Action Month™.
Stay involved this September
Go orange at home or in your office
Don’t forget to turn your Facebook and Twitter pages orange! Get your friends, family and co-workers to do the same. You can also turn your company page orange, wear orange or decorate your office with orange!
SEPTEMBER 1-30, 2019
Hunger Action Month
Hunger Action Month (September) is the Feeding America network’s nationwide awareness campaign designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger. The campaign brings attention to the reality of food insecurity in the United States and promotes ways for individuals across the U.S. to get involved in the movement to help end hunger.
SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
Hunger Action Day®
To celebrate Hunger Action Day® on September 12 and bring awareness to the issue of hunger in our communities throughout September, buildings, landmarks and people across the country will go orange. Wear orange, turn your social media profile pictures orange, and encourage others to do the same!
SEPTEMBER 20 & 27, 2019
Mac Off Competition
Sign up for the fourth annual Mac Off Competition, presented by Bank of America, and see how much Mac & Cheese your team can pack! An average adult packs 150 Mac & Cheese meals in 1 hour. All Mac Packs will be distributed to families in need. We will host 5 lines with 10 team members per line at 2 hour intervals from 8:00a – 5:30p. To register your team or for more information please contact Nancy Mellitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-669-9725 ext. 1129.
SEPTEMBER 14, 2019
SNHU Give a Little, Feed a Lot Food Drive
Food drive in Manchester’s north end at SNHU campus.
Rain date: September 15, 2019
SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
10th Annual WBS Golf Tournament
This annual golf tournament to benefit the New Hampshire Food Bank will be held at Manchester Country Club with an 11:00a shotgun scramble format. All funds raised at the golf outing will support the New Hampshire Food Bank’s efforts to expand food distribution and innovative educational programs to reach those who need it most.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
HUNGER IS THE PITTS 5K
Hosted by CGI Business Solutions with Total Image Running. Starts and finishes at the Auburn Pitts, Auburn. Beer to those 21+, food, bonfire, band, race swag. Event begins at 6:20 p.m. Proceeds from this race will be donated to the NH Food Bank. Please bring a non-perishable food donation.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
Chefs on the Rise
Supporting the mission of the New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities NH, Chefs from around the state will come together to network in nature, and work together to discuss ideas to end food insecurity in New Hampshire. Sponsorship opportunities are available!
Dates to be determined
WMUR and NHIAA Sponsor NH Tackles Hunger
A food drive will be hosted at high school football games
in communities across NH. All food donated during this
weekend will go to local food pantries.