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When I was young, I relished summer. It was full of friends, laughter, and fun. It was a time when I could wake up late and relax. Yet, for many children this is not the case. For 1 in 5 children today, summertime means hunger. And, no child should grow up hungry in America.

Join @MomsRising and @NoKidHungry on Friday, May 23, 2014, on Twitter, between 1-2pm, EST and help save summer for kids!

Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting kids in need with nutritious food. They are also teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals.

Join us! Share your resources and learn a few tips and tricks that will make this summer spectacular for all kids. Because, together, we can surround kids with healthy food where they live, learn and play.

 

To join and follow the conversation on Twitter use the #FoodFri Hashtag in each tweet.

You can also follow the chat on Twubs.com/FoodFri. Twubs allows you to follow MomsRising’s registered hashtags by creating an account. Below I have noted the steps.

  1. Create an account using an email or your Twitter account.
  2. Enter the desired hashtag, #FoodFri, #WellnessWed or #EcoTipTue, in the search box found at the top of the page. Click Enter. A new page will open with the desired chat.
  3. Find the “Join This Twub” button found on the right-hand side bar and join the group.
  4. Adjust the speed of the conversation to your liking. Options are: Fast, Medium, Slow, Slower, or Slowest.
  5. Introduce yourself and join the conversation, by entering your comment, tips, or questions in the “Tweet to #FoodFri as [YourName] box”
  6. Or, respond to a specific tweet by hovering over the right-hand side of the individual’s tweet and selecting one of the icons.

 

More about our #FoodFri Featured Panelists:

 

No child should grow up hungry in America. But 1 in 5 children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. Together, we can surround kids with healthy food where they live, learn and play.

Learn more about Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign on their website: http://nokidhungry.org. You can also follow the campaign on Twitter and Facebook.
 


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