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Rachael Ray Celebrates 9th Season By Donating 9 Million Meals To No Kid Hungry

Photo Credit: Rachael Ray

Photo Credit: Rachael Ray

Hard to believe 9 seasons have gone by since the start of the Rachael Ray Show.  In classic Rachael Ray style, she is celebrating the season big and asking her audience to get involved too.  The goal is to provide 9 million meals to hungry Americans in her new #9MillionMeals campaign.

Rachael’s Yum-o! organization is teaming up with longstanding partners Feeding America and No Kid Hungry. Every dollar raised will provide 10 meals for hungry Americans.

How to get involved:

You can donate directly at Feeding America, No Kid Hungry or by visiting here. You can even designate your donation to be received in the area you live.

Tweet and share your support using #9MillionMeals throughout season 9 to help raise awareness with your friends and family regarding this campaign to end hunger in America.

Photo Credit: Rachael Ray

Photo Credit: Rachael Ray

Yum-O is a nonprofit organization that empowers kids and their families to develop healthy relationships with food and cooking by teaching families to cook, feeding hungry kids and funding cooking education and scholarships.

Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity and has a nationwide network of member  food banks to assist with those in need of food.

No Kid Hungry campaign helps kids in need with nutritious food and teaches their families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. The campaign encourages  public participation to make ending child hunger a national priority.

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