Support Target Hunger

Target Hunger's

connect-logo-final-1CANnecting virtual food drive program is a great way to get your company, school or community group involved in the fight against hunger and food insecurity and help the communities we serve. Businesses, schools, individuals and groups are invited to host virtual food drives at their school, office or place of worship.
 
Ways to Support  
“Virtual Food Drive”
Supporters are directed to make a financial contribution to Target Hunger. Your company representative will simply collect donations on behalf of Target Hunger, or direct supporters to the Target Hunger webpage to make an online donation.  Start by setting up your CANnecting with Hunger Virtual Food drive START HERE.
 
“Actual Food Drive”
Collection barrels and posters are displayed at your company or organization in areas you designate.  Donated food is then picked up by Target Hunger staff and weighed in. Start by filling out a committment form and retuning back to us as soon as possible.
 

Buying Power

Target Hunger purchases food at an average of .11 cents a pound.  That means we can purchase canned food items far more economically than the average consumer at the retail level.
 
Donation Amount
Buying Power at Retail (example based on can of green beans)
Target Hunger 
average Buying Power
 
$25
23 pounds
227 pounds
$50
46 pounds
455  pounds
$100
93 pounds
909 pounds
$200
187 pounds
1818 pounds
$300
280 pounds
2727 pounds
$400
372 pounds
3636 pounds
$500
467 pounds
4545 pounds
 
Together we CAN make Houston a city without hunger.  For more information,
please email Ricky Berry, Development Associate, or Tiffany Stafford, Development Director.
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