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The Nationwide 'Crenshaw' Food Drive

The facts:

  • Nearly one in five kids in the U.S. lives in a household that struggles with hunger.
  • Three out of five K–8 public school teachers regularly see students come to school hungry.
  • Teachers of hungry kids spend, on average, roughly $37 of their own money each month to buy food for students.

Join the food drive:

  • Bring nonperishable food items to your local participating bookstore. (Encourage your bookseller to sign up to be a donation center, and partner with a local food pantry or shelter!)
  • Download the digital tool kit and promote the food drive in your community!
  • Teachers and librarians: submit your classroom’s story on tumblr!
  • Spread the word about the Nationwide Crenshaw Food Drive by sharing on your social media channels using #CrenshawFoodDrive!

Find your nearest participating bookstore by visiting www.mackidsbooks.com/crenshaw/fooddrive.html!

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