Presentation on theme: "SHARE OUR STRENGTH 2013-2014 South Dakota Community Peer Education Outreach Project."— Presentation transcript:
SHARE OUR STRENGTH South Dakota Community Peer Education Outreach Project
SOUTH DAKOTA COMMUNITY PEER EDUCATION TEAM Chantel Brende - Baltic Caroline Crinion - Brookings Sr Isaac Schaal - Brookings Sr Kaitlyn Hague - Highmore Brittany Hinkle – HighmoreCatherine Leber - Parker Afton Burns - Phillip Elizabeth Hansen - Redfield Matt Jensen -WinnerJosey Blare – Winner Adviser Natalie Madsen – Sioux Valley
SHARE OUR STRENGTH MISSION Share our Strength is a non-profit organization whose main mission is “to end hunger and poverty in the United States and abroad by mobilizing industries and individuals and creating community wealth to promote lasting change. They accomplish this through a three step process: raising funds, magnifying, granting funds, charitable infrastructure work, and sustaining charitable work.”
SHARE OUR STRENGTH VISION No Kid Hungry- Share our Strength Program Teach people to utilize opportunities Food Stamps WIC- food stamps specifically for young mothers and their children Reduced meals for kids at school with families with less income Summer lunch programs Food banks End childhood hunger by 2015 Engage youth in the national anti-hunger movement by encouraging and educating a new generation of passionate and dedicated young leaders who will advocate for this cause among their school peers and friends
HISTORY OF SHARE OUR STRENGTH Founded in 1984 The Great American Bake Sale started selling baked goods in 2003 Mission changed to ending CHILDHOOD hunger in 2004 Since 2011 Share Our Strength has provided 34 million additional meals to children in the United States FCCLA has partnered with Share our Strength until 2016
FACTS ABOUT CHILDHOOD HUNGER 16.2 million or 1 in 5 American children suffer from hunger 40.3 million people in America got help through SNAP (food stamps) in 2010; half of them were children 19 million kids get a free or reduced-price school lunch on an average school day 5 out of 6 eligible kids do not get free summer meals Children who struggle with hunger are sick more often, recover more slowly, and are more likely to be hospitalized Lack of enough nutritious food impairs a child's ability to concentrate and perform well in school.
HUNGER IN SOUTH DAKOTA Food Insecurity in South Dakota is 18.3% Food insecurity means the percentage of children under eighteen years old living in households that experience limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods at some point during the year. 50,000 low-income children in South Dakota receive free or reduced price lunch Only 18% of children eating reduced price school lunch are getting summer meals Youth and Family Services in South Dakota have increased the number of meals offered to students by 632. These efforts helped provide 4,108 meals to kids, ensuring that they had healthy, hunger free summers.
OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED Take the Pledge Give Service Raise Funds
TAKE THE PLEDGE FCCLA members can take a pledge through Share Our Strength The Pledge: I believe that no child in America should go hungry. By pledging today, I add my voice to the national movement of people committed to ending childhood hunger in America by Members can do this by visiting kid-hungry
GIVE SERVICE IDEAS Backpack program You can work through Feeding America or within your chapter to help send food home with kids who battle with hunger over the weekend. Food Bank or Soup Kitchen There are many soup kitchens, food banks, and banquets that could use your help to either organize food or just serve it. Breakfast Programs You can help set up a program within your school to help feed kids in the morning. This will help all kids start the day off with a healthy start. Trick-Or-Treat In the month of October you can hold a night where you go around and collect either nonperishable food items, or you can collect one dollar donations for Share Our Strength. One dollar can give a child up to 10 healthy meals! TH POSSIBILITES ARE ENDLESS
RAISE FUNDS Great American Bakesale The great American Bakesale is a program designed by Share Our Strength. It is an effort done throughout the country and can be held anytime of year. FCCLA members can plan and implement a bake sale. Afterwards you then send all the funds to Share Our Strength Dance-A-Thon Through student and business donations host an all-night or 12 hour dance in which students participate in activities, games and dancing til dawn in order to raise money for Share our Strength. Bingo Night Get prize donations from local business men and women. Host a night where people can pay per/card (.25) or for the night($5). Donate any proceeds to Share Our Strength Game Night Host a Kickball, Dodge ball, Volleyball, Softball night. Team members can pay ($3) or bring in food donations to play and funds will go towards Share Our Strength or items to a local agency Paper Chains Sell paper chains ($1) and hang up around the school or at an athletic event. Proceeds will go to Share Our Strength THE POSSIBLITIES ARE ENDLESS!
INCENTIVES FOR DONATIONS THROUGH NATIONAL SHARE OUR STRENGTH Recognition of Chapter and State Efforts by National FCCLA Participation in the National FCCLA Outreach Program Deadline: May 1, 2014 **Please remember that in order to receive recognition, you must send your check to Share Our Strength’s National Headquarters.** If your chapter raised $500 – Share Our Strength Wristband If your chapter raised $1,000 – Share Our Strength Pin If your chapter raised $2,000 – Share Our Strength Sunglasses If your chapter raises $4,000 – Share Our Strength T-shirt
GENERAL RESOURCES No Kid Hungry/ Share Our Strength Website Introduction to Share our Strength No Kid Hungry In: Poster
VIDEO RESOURCES Lily, Her mom, and No Kid Hungry Project SNAP uYg&index-4&feature=plpp_video uYg&index-4&feature=plpp_video All YouTube No Kid Hungry Videos cp cp
CURRICULUM RESOURCES Selfless Sam Hunger and Your Community Hunger Hurts
RAISING AWARENESS RESOURCES Cooking Matters-Education Tools Pledge Sheet The Real Facts About Childhood Hunger
FUNDRAISING RESOURCES Paper Chain Donation Pin Up Raising Money at Events events2.pdf events2.pdf
NO KID HUNGRY AND YOU RESOURCES Information Sheet Event Ideas Constitution Template Template1.pdf Template1.pdf
OUR GOALS FOR SD FCCLA Encourage Chapters to promote more Share Our Strength distribution centers in South Dakota in their area We would like to raise at least $10,000 for childhood hunger including local, state and national funds raised throughout the school year
HOW TO DONATE Make local monetary or food donations as normal Send Share Our Strength donations to the national level - memo FCCLA Keep track of all donations and service hours throughout the year
WHAT TO REPORT Chapters will be able to be recognized for amount of food items collected. Chapters will be able to be recognized for funds raised in support of ending childhood hunger. This will include local and state donations, as well as Share Our Strength donations. Chapters will be recognized for chapter member hours spent actively addressing childhood hunger. ALL CHAPTERS PARTICIPATING IN THESE THREE AREAS WILL BE RECOGNIZED AT STATE LEADERSHIP MEETING IN APRIL