MaryJane's Farmgirl Sisterhood

Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges

Farm Kitchen

6. Pay it Forward

Beginner Level

  • Figure out how much money you spend per person per meal each day of the week.
  • Pick one day of the week; on that day, skip your lunch or dinner meal.
  • Donate the saved money to your local food bank to help others who struggle daily to put food on their table.

Intermediate Level

  • Organize a food round-up of non-perishable food items to donate to your local food bank/food shelf for the needy. Collect at least 50 items.

Expert Level

  • Donate five hours to your local food bank.
  • Write a letter to the editor about the hungry in America and what individuals can do to help. Give concrete ideas that are doable in your area.
  • Help package food packs for charity.
  • Help deliver food to homebound/elderly for at least five hours.

January, 2008 Edition