Hunger Squad Members need your VOTE to win an additional $5,000 to further their efforts.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 15, 2016 — Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, announced the 20ish under 20ish Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholars for 2016, featuring members of the zero hunger generation who are leveraging their remarkable and unique powers to combat hunger and positively impact their communities across America. They need your VOTE to win an additional $5,000 to further their efforts.
Cast your vote once a day Sept. 26–Oct. 2. VOTE for your favorite Hunger Squad Member at Sodexo Insights.
Ian McKenna Goncalo, aka The Giving Gardener
Hunger Squad member Ian McKenna Goncalo, aka The Giving Gardener, uses his superhero skills to fight hunger in his local community of Austin, TX. After learning about his sister’s friend who never had Santa visit for Christmas or a meal outside of school, Ian created The Giving Garden. The program grows school and community gardens so children in need can take home fresh fruits and vegetables to their families.
Vote for Ian to win $5,000 for Katie’s Krops.
Hannah Steinberg, aka The Couponer
Hunger Squad member Hannah Steinberg, aka The Couponer, was motivated by TLC’s hit TV show Extreme Couponing to combat hunger in her Scarsdale, NY community. Hannah started Our Coupons Care to channel her passion for couponing to help those in need.
Vote for Hannah to win $5,000 for Our Coupons Care.
Brianna LaFran Moore, aka The General
Hunger Squad member Brianna LaFran Moore, aka The General, received support as a young girl which later inspired her to help her community of Oak Park, MI. She is the founder and president of Operation Warm Up/Warm Heart, an organization that focuses on helping those in need of basic necessities.
Vote for Brianna to win $5,000 for Gleaners Community Food Bank.
Olivia Hodge, aka The Snack Packer
Hunger Squad member Olivia Hodge, aka The Snack Packer, fights hunger in her local community of Blacksburg, VA. Here Olivia began working with Micah’s Backpack and her school to fight child hunger after recognizing children in her school were hungry.
Vote for Olivia to win $5,000 for Micah’s Backpack.
Jackson Silverman, aka Mr. Big Heart
Hunger Squad member Jackson Silverman, aka Mr. Big Heart, combats child hunger in his community of Charleston, SC. He is the founder of I Heart Hungry Kids, an organization that harnesses “Kid Power” by hosting meals packing parties where kids help kids in need.
Vote for Jackson to win $5,000 for I Heart Hungry Kids.