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We are Expanding!

We are Expanding!

The Explore.Act.Tell. team is already working to expand the program to new states, new schools and new communities. The opportunities for students are endless, and we are excited to grow. We will continue to be available in your area, and we can’t wait to see what...

Certificates of Completion

Certificates of Completion

For those who have completed Explore.Act.Tell. 6-9, we invite you to print and share Certificates of Completion with your students. You can access the certificate here.For those who have completed Explore.Act.Tell. Breakfast 9-12, we invite you to print and share...

Competition for Grades 6-9

Competition for Grades 6-9

As you prepare your Explore.Act.Tell. entry, we want to ensure you have the best tips for submitting an awesome entry. Here are some things to consider: You will log in to the Explore.Act.Tell. website to complete your entry. On your member dashboard you can create as...

Filling the Need

Filling the Need

It is exciting to hear about the learning that takes place as students “explore” hunger around them. Students at Hanson Middle School in Massachusetts volunteered at their local food pantry. While there they heard of specific needs at their community senior center....

Deadline Extended to June 10th

Deadline Extended to June 10th

We took a quick poll of our participating teams and saw the need to extend the deadline for your Explore.Act.Tell. entry. Teaching is hard, the end of the year is busy, and we hope it will help to give you a little more breathing room.    NEW Deadline:  Friday, June...

Competition for Grades 9-12 Breakfast Program

Competition for Grades 9-12 Breakfast Program

As you prepare your Explore.Act.Tell. Breakfast entry, what do you need to know for a terrific submission? Here are some things to consider: You will log in to the Explore.Act.Tell. website to complete your entry. On your member dashboard you can create as many...

Year-End Project Ideas

Year-End Project Ideas

Here are 10 project idea starters. Using the lessons, all of these can be accomplished between now and the June 3rd deadline. What a great way to try Explore.Act.Tell. and be fully ready for next year too! Arrange a video call with your local Food Pantry. Have...

Can I Start Now?

Can I Start Now?

Are you in the homestretch of your school year?   With less than two months until summer, how can you keep students engaged in their learning?   And, how can the end of the year be a big win for YOU, the educator? Remember, Explore.Act.Tell. is a four lesson program...

Project Ideas – Find a Food Bank

Project Ideas – Find a Food Bank

It's time to activate your project. There are many opportunities to connect with local food banks in your community. You can integrate into your project one of the suggestions below or choose another food related organization. Remember, you are able to complete your...

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Happy New Year and welcome to 2022! We are excited to partner with you and your students this year as we work together to prevent hunger in our communities. Know that when your students participate, they will have an opportunity to have a positive, tangible impact in...

Let’s Refresh!

Let’s Refresh!

How will you get started this year?  Will your students need to do a virtual project or can they get involved in school or community based project work?  Explore.Act.Tell. projects can work in any setting. Check out the Hunger Project Idea Starter...

NEW!!  High School Program

NEW!! High School Program

We are excited to announce a new component of the Explore.Act.Tell. Program. Thanks to a grant from Acme Foundation Nourishing Neighbors, due to amazing fundraising from local Acme Stores, we are opening the program to high schools in select areas. Called “E.A.T....

Find A Food Bank Near You

Find A Food Bank Near You

Did you know that almost 1 in 6 people are projected to face food insecurity due to the Covid19 Pandemic?Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, has a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs to respond to...

The More, The Merrier!

The More, The Merrier!

As the saying goes, “The more, the merrier!”One of the best ways to help in the fight to end hunger and food scarcity is to invite others to get involved! If you know someone who might like to lead a group of students through the Explore.Act.Tell. Program, please...

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

We are grateful to have connected with you through the Explore.Act.Tell. Program and look forward to serving the community together as we work to end hunger and food scarcity.  Wishing you Happy Holidays!

Explore Hunger

Explore Hunger

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines “food insecurity” as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. It is important to know that though hunger and food insecurity are closely related, they actually are not the same....

Competition Info

Competition Info

Here are the HIGHLIGHTS you need to know about the competition*: Full-time students in grades 6th - 9th who attend public or private school AND homeschool students ages 11-14. Also open to U.S. residents between the ages of 11 - 14 who are a member of a...