April 23, 2014

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 3/23/2012

"Food is vital, but there are also hearts that are hungry to help."

-- Don Campbell

Can the solution to world hunger really be as simple as a lentil-rice casserole mix that costs 25 cents a meal? Can it help both a starving child in Kenya and a homeless student in Kissimmee?

Don Campbell thinks so. And he has spent his life savings and the past two years working without a salary to prove it. Since launching the Orlando-based charity Feeding Children Everywhere in 2010, his grassroots organization has delivered more than 1.2 million meals around the globe, including a growing number to public school children in Central Florida.

"We've been able to make that quarter stretch really far," he said en route to a Sarasota radio station that wants to promote his cause throughout the Southeast. "We've grown so much so fast that there's no way to explain it except divine intervention."

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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