The Youngest Tyson Hunger All-Star Yet

When we got involved in hunger ten years ago, we began hearing some incredible stories.  The most unlikely people in the most unlikely places doing tremendous work on the frontlines of fighting hunger.
That’s why when we put this blog up in 2007, we made a place for people to tell those stories themselves in the Hunger All-Star section.

This week, we honor one of most unlikely Hunger All-Stars yet.  5-year old Phoebe Russell, from San Francisco, after seeing a homeless man begging for food, decided she would raise $1000 by collecting cans to donate so people wouldn’t have to go hungry. She didn’t even know what $1000 was, but started calling relatives to help her out.

The phenomenal thing: Phoebe’s efforts raised more than $3700!!!

Her story came to our attention via Toan Lam, frequent contributor to the Huffington Post, and founder of the organization, GoInspireGo, which uses social networking to inspire social change.  His group created the video above.  You should check out their site.  Truly inspiring stories about phenomenal people.

We’re proud to present a truckload of food in Phoebe’s honor to the San Francisco Food  Bank.

Keep it up, Phoebe!!!  With you leading a future generation, we know there’s hope for an end to hunger.

One thought on “The Youngest Tyson Hunger All-Star Yet

  1. Cynthia Stapleton

    Tyson,

    It’s amazing that you have such a program to help feed the hungry. That is why I will continue to buy your products to help you do just that. This has also inspired me to do more for my community. Thanks so much for your generosity. May God continue to bless you for all that you do.

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