Note: I am participating in a compensated campaign for ConAgra Foods and The Motherhood. All opinions are honest and are entirely my own; I truly believe this campaign is crucial and that we should all get involved to help end child hunger.
Childhood is a time in life that you’re allowed to be carefree and responsibility-free (except for those few pesky chores mom & dad might make you do). It is not a time you’re supposed to be constantly hungry, wondering when your next meal might be. The sad fact is that more than 1 in 5 children in the U.S. may not know where their next meal is coming from – that’s nearly 16 million hungry children out there.
I know how hard it is for me as an adult to function when I even just have to skip lunch; I can’t imagine how hard it is for kids. Children who experience even intermittent struggles with hunger may suffer serious, long-term consequences to their health, well-being and educational achievement. What’s more, being hungry robs kids of the promise of childhood – the ability to play, grow and learn.
ConAgra Foods finds this unacceptable, and has partnered with P&G for the Child Hunger Ends Here campaign – they want to build a community of people to make a difference and help donate up to 7 million meals. There are several ways you can get involved in this important cause:
- Enter Codes to Trigger Donations. It’s easy to make a difference: Look for the red pushpin on participating product packaging for a code found on these specially marked ConAgra Foods and P&G products. For each 8-digit code entered at www.ChildHungerEndsHere.com from March-August 2014, ConAgra Foods or P&G, respectively, will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal to Feeding America.
- Join the Community and Get Involved. One of the easiest ways to learn how to get involved is to join the Child Hunger Ends Here Facebook community or follow the news on Twitter and Instagram at @ChildHungerEnds.
- Local Texas Donations. ConAgra Foods and P&G are donating an additional 100,000 meals to local Texas food banks on behalf of H-E-B, in appreciation for their partnership to end child hunger.
We have an H-E-B near us that we shop at every week, and one of our favorite parts of shopping there is the deals we can find. There’ve been so many times I’m shopping for something like shredded cheese, and I’ll find a coupon that gets me freebies for purchasing the cheese I was already planning to buy! What’s even better is that right now some of these great H-E-B deals can also work for code entries to trigger donations. If you live near an H-E-B, be sure and check out these deals for ConAgra Foods products & P&G products that are eligible for Child Hunger Ends Here code entries. Some of these end next week, so be sure to head to H-E-B soon:
|Marie Callender’s Mini Pies and Cakes: Buy 1, Save $0.75||5/27|
|Iams Woof Delights (8oz) Assorted Varieties: Buy 1, Save $0.30||6/10|
|Orville Redenbacher’s (6-Pack or Larger): Buy 1, Save $0.50 with Yellow Coupon at H-E-B||5/27|
|Hebrew National Hot Dogs (1 package): Buy 1, Get Gulden’s Mustard (12oz) and Snack Pack Pudding Cups (4pk) Free||5/27|
|Old Spice: Buy 1 for $1.00||5/27|
|Always Radiant/Infinity or Tampax Radiant/Pearl (24-50ct): Buy 1, Get 1 Secret Outlast, Secret Scent Expressions, or Secret Destinations (2.6-2.7oz) Deodorant Free (Houston, TX, ONLY)||5/27|
|Wolf Chili Combo Loco: Buy H-E-B Easy Melt Cheese and get Wolf Brand Chili (19oz Plain) and Ro*Tel (28oz) Free – Look for details in-store about the Combo Loco!||6/3|