Celebrities Speak Out Against Hunger In New Video

first_imgSeveral members of the Feeding America Entertainment Council are stepping up and speaking out against hunger by taking part in a video call-to-action.Video: Speak Out Against Hunger: Hunger Action Month 2012The celebrities include multifaceted entertainer Nick Cannon, television personality Samantha Harris, registered dietitian and Cooking Channel host Ellie Krieger, Food Network and talk show star Rachael Ray, actress and television host Alison Sweeney, and music mogul and entrepreneur 50 Cent.These six hunger-relief advocates recorded a montage video which joins their words into on unified message: together, we can speak out against hunger.The video is part of Feeding America’s efforts to promote Hunger Action Month which began September 1. Advocates from across the country have joined Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, to Speak Out Against Hunger this September. As recently reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 50 million people in the United States, or 14.9% of Americans, are struggling with hunger.There are several ways to help raise awareness this month to help shine a light on the 1 in 6 Americans facing hunger: Watch the celebrity montage video and share it in your social spaces, like Facebook and Twitter Like your local food bank and Feeding America on Facebook Donate your Facebook status to hunger Go Orange and update your Facebook and Twitter avatar to show your support of hunger-relief Share a hunger fact with your friends Send a postcard to your local elected official and speak up for national nutrition programs Volunteer at your local food bankTo learn more about Hunger Action Month, please visit www.hungeractionmonth.org. 

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Missing 14 year old boy found dead in northern Ontario police

first_imgThe Canadian PressOntario Provincial Police say a 14-year-old boy reported missing in northern Ontario last week was found dead on Saturday.They say Adam Spade of Marten Falls, Ont., was reported missing to the Anishinabek Police Service on Thursday.He had disappeared from a home in Fort William First Nation.On Friday, his body was found in Lake Superior in Fort William First Nation.Provincial officers say a post-mortem will be conducted to determine his cause of death, which is being investigated by the crime unit.Police are asking anyone with information about the investigation to come forward.last_img