Helpie Hour: Foodies Give Back

It is only fitting that even my volunteer work revolves around food!! On Thursday I participated in the FRESH Young Professional's group "Helpie Hour" at the Houston Food Bank.  FRESH, is a group comprised of young professionals whose work focuses on benefiting the Houston Food Bank.  The Helpie Hour is a genius idea where volunteers spend an hour working on some activity at the Food Bank and then spend the last half eating and drinking as you would at any traditional happy hour. The cafe area. I love the HOPE sign. One thing I loved about the Houston [...]

Taste of the Nation : Eat for a Cause

While at a happy hour last week I learned about a great organization, No Kid Hungry and an exciting annual event they host called Taste of the Nation.  At the meet up, representatives from No Kid Hungry spoke highly of their organization and all the work they do.  It seemed like a worthy cause, so once I made it home I did some more research and found their mission statement: 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 [...]

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