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California Hunger Advocates Get Involved
Each May, hundreds of anti-hunger advocates from all over the state meet in Sacramento to educate their legislators
about hunger and support anti-hunger legislation. Low-income advocates, soup kitchen volunteers, nutritionists, food bank supporters and others concerned about the 3.1 million Californians experiencing hunger travel by bus, car and airplane once each year to participate in this important event. The Lutheran Office of Public Policy in California
hosted the California Hunger Coalition
at the California Hunger Action Day on Tuesday, May 17. Approximately 300 people advocated for hungry people in the state of California. More photos can be found here
. St. Mary's Center
is a recipient of an ELCA World Hunger grant and participated in the California Hunger Action Day. Working with extremely low income seniors, children and families, St. Mary’s focuses on basic needs so people have food, housing, an education, health resources and the support of a community.
There are many ways to get involved in the advocacy work of the church. You can: