Welcome to the O'Brien Family's Fundraising Page!
Taylor ignited our interest in helping with the world hunger problem after watching some commercials on TV. She began to cry and said "I just realized that there are some kids out there that don't have any food. You can't live without food. I don't want any more kids to die because they don't have any food."
This idea began with Taylor collecting money for Action Against Hunger instead of accepting birthday presents. We have followed up with donating to Action Against Hunger as Christmas gifts and are now collecting donations for Eli's first birthday. What more precious gift to give Eli than to save the life of a child? Thank you for all of your support!
For the first time in history, the number of hungry people in the world has passed the 1 billion mark. One in six people go to bed desperately hungry every night. And last year, an estimated 5 million young children died from complications from acute malnutrition.
These figures point to an urgent crisis. But since hunger is not a result of global food shortages, there is hope. The knowledge and tools to end hunger are readily available. And everyone's help can make a difference!
As I've learned about the realities of global hunger, I've been inspired to take my own action -- so I joined Action Against Hunger as a citizen advocate to help end hunger. With your contributions towards my fundraising goal, I can help Action Against Hunger bring immediate relief and long-term solutions to starving children and families around the world.
Please bookmark this page if you're interested in keeping track of my progress.
To learn more about Action Against Hunger and their life-saving programs, visit www.actionagainsthunger.org.