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Bloggers: Fight Hunger on April Food Day

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If you are a blogger, please join me on April Food Day.

Responding to the economic downturn and the fact that people are losing their jobs, the editors of Easy & Elegant Life and Pigtown*Design joined forces to create a blogger action day on April 1, 2009, which they've called April Food Day.

Echoing their goals, I will join them and write about hunger on my blog. But that's not all. I ask you to consider donating whatever you can afford to Feeding America (formerly Second Harvest), a national food bank with 200 member banks across the country. This is the official recipient organization of the project.

Every dollar you contribute provides seven meals or 10 pounds of food. A $25 gift provides 75 meals. If each of us who has a blog writes something on April 1 and ask our readers to contribute, imagine the difference we can make in our communities.

If you would like to help:
  • Write this or a similar article on your blogs, and ask your readers to do the same.
  • Remember to write something on March 31 or April 1, asking your readers to donate to Feeding America.
  • Provide a link to the original blog, April Food Day, and they will link back to your blog and to your post.
This is not a joke. Please join me on April 1.