Great news! Hunger Action Week is next week, March 25-30. The truth is, 1 in 5 kids in King County is at risk for hunger. United Way of King County is giving everyone the perfect chance to shine a spotlight on this issue and do what you can to spread awareness.
This is how I plan to spend Hunger Action Week:
Monday: Post on my Facebook facts on local hunger with this link, www.uwkc.org/hunger, and encourage all of my friends to “sign up”…
Hunger is a cyclical problem that inhibits many families from establishing stability in other areas of their lives. Think about your own life, what has caused you to forfeit a meal? Possibilities could include that you remembered your debit account was low, you reached into your wallet and didn’t have the $10 you thought you saved, or perhaps…
Being a VISTA AmeriCorps volunteer is hard work and not always easy. However, living on the stipend has the benefit of qualifying for Food Stamps. But are you a pro at making the most of this challenge?
- You stock up on free food at work meetings and go back for seconds & thirds
- You organize & attend potlucks to split leftovers
- You are notorious for only getting drinks at happy hour, then going home to eat
- Peanut butter & jelly are your best friends
- You have an extremely
United Way of King County welcomes an AmeriCorps VISTA
My name is Moira Ohl and I was hired as the UWKC Economic Stability Coordinator VISTA. Basically, being a VISTA means that you are expected to do a lot of work in not a lot of time, have outstanding networking opportunities, build capacity for your organization, and have a whole lot of fun making friends while positively impacting your community.
Something humbling about this opportunity is realizing that in order to be in the situation to…