I Was Hungry: Cultivating Common Ground to End An American Crisis
Jeremy Everett is a noted advocate for the hungry and poor. He calls Christians to work intentionally across ideological divides to build trust with one another and impoverished communities and effectively end America's hunger crisis. Everett, appointed by US Congress to the National Commission on Hunger, founded and directs the Texas Hunger Initiative, a successful ministry that is helping to eradicate hunger in Texas and around the globe. Everett details the organization's history and tells stories of its work with communities from West Texas to Washington, DC, helping Christians of all political persuasions understand how they can work together to truly make a difference.
Max Finberg is President of Growing Hope Globally. Founded as Foods Resource Bank in 1999, Growing Hope Globally has raised more than $51 million in its quest to end world hunger. Across the U.S., 164 Growing Projects, representing more than 2,000 volunteers based in rural farming communities, have helped raise 70 percent of that total. While many Growing Projects are rooted in agriculture – profits from crops raised are donated – others center around events such as dinners, auctions, bike rides, and 5k races. To learn more, visit GrowingHopeGlobally.org.