Jess is a regular volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida in Orlando. She developed her passion for fighting hunger by volunteering with a group of friends a couple of times a year. Now, Jess has now launched her own challenge to volunteer at all 200 Feeding America member food banks across the U.S.
Throughout the Feeding America network, there are 2 million volunteers who contribute more than 8.4 million hours of their time to food banks and programs each month of the year.
Nearly 70 percent of the households served by Feeding America report that their most common spending tradeoff was between paying for utilities or food