How Annie’s Is Working To Stop Food Insecurity For Kids
Child hunger is a concerning issue for the country, especially in the summer. According to the USDA, the free and reduced-price meals that some students rely on during the school day are no longer an option during the summer months, making hunger a higher risk. The USDA also points out that food insecurity is especially worrisome now with other existing adverse conditions in play like pandemic recovery and inflated food prices that have reached historic highs. Sadly, the number of meals kids could miss this summer is an estimated 95 million, according to a report from No Kid Hungry, which is why the organization uses methods like launching and improving existing programs that focus on providing children with healthy food.
Thanks to a partnership between Annie’s and No Kid Hungry, your Instacart haul on the first day of August could have a bigger impact than usual when it comes to taking on food insecurity. According to an email received by Mashed, purchases of Annie’s products on the grocery delivery service, Instacart, will result in $1 being donated that day from the organic food brand to No Kid Hungry. For the charitable collaboration, Annie’s will be contributing up to $30,000 to help grow the total.