September Marks Hunger Action Month

HUMBOLDT COUNTY (KIEM)– September marks Hunger Action Month and Food For People is encouraging residents to get involved and help make a difference.

Food For People is the food bank for Humboldt County.

In Humboldt County, hunger is experience daily for many people and according to recent census data, more than 21-percent of households in the county live below the federal poverty line level.

You can help raise awareness about hunger in September by volunteering, donating, and educating yourself and others.

If you would like to help out, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. you can volunteer for Food For People during their second Saturday volunteer day.