Dear FeelGooders,Welcome back! We hope you all had a wonderful summer, and that you are ready for anotherepic year of hunger-ending action.John Coonrod, the Executive Vice President
of The Hunger Project, recently wrote: “The notion
that we are all in this together is no longer an abstra
It’s in the daily news. It’s our lived
In other words, we’re starting to get it:
for the human family to survive, we need to co-create a world where everyone can thrive.This was a major theme a
t this year’
s Big Cheese Summer Institute
attended by students from16 chapters and by our partners and friends from around the world. It was there that we heardabout the
call for a new global target
to eradicate extreme hungerand poverty from
the face of the earth by 2030.”
This exciting possibility is a first forhumankind
a call for a global partnership
guided by a people-centered and planet-sensitiveagenda, based on the principle of our common humanity.
Ending hunger in our lifetime is now closer to reality than ever. So this academic year, as anoutcome of our time together this summer, the entire FeelGood movement will be invited torespond to this call to end hunger by 2030. Together, we are taking our delis to a whole newlevel.
You’ll hear more about this excitin
g invitation as part of the VCA that all chapters, includingyours, will complete in the first few weeks of school. More information on this coming soon!Until then, we offer this start-of-year Welcome Kit as an expression of our gratitude and love for
you all! In it you’ll find…
New FeelGood gear. From aprons and hats to a small sample of deli-related items thatwe are featuring in the Cheese World store this year!