Jeff Bridges has taken a pledge to end childhood hunger by 2015 and so can you!
Working with the nonprofit Share Our Strength and the Foot Network, the actor is the national spokesman for the No Kid Hungry campaign.
The campaign is a state-by-state push to develop public and private partnerships to aid low-income families, to teach nutrition and healthy eating habits and to improve the effectiveness of existing efforts, like school-based breakfast and lunch plans.
The Academy Award winner has been raising awareness for the issue since he helped created the End Hunger Network in the 80's, but believes the issue resonates with him even more because of his own parenting duties, saying:
"As an actor I'm always putting myself in other people's shoes. I can imagine what it would be like to have three daughters who I wasn't able to provide for. It would just be devastating. And then it's much more than the obvious suffering of the kids, but what it's doing to our nation on so many levels when kids don't have the proper nutrition to get their brains working."
Make sure to check out the charities public service announcement above!
To learn more about the No Kid Hungry campaign or take the pledge like Jeff, click here!