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So this Monday is -- worst doctor Martin Luther King's junior's birthday.
And it's traditionally been since 1994 a day of service and a lot of people millions of Americans get involved in service projects right there in their own home communities.
Well I mean in the news business we all know -- you don't always get a day off on these holidays -- what do you don't.
I can't turn it -- are never.
But so many people still wanna give back on that day it's absolutely so what we decided this year for the first time was to create basically virtual volunteer isn't -- and it's just a way to get back.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- So one of the big things were pushing this here is food kits because -- -- -- poverty level has just gotten increasingly worse.
-- now fifty million Americans who are considered.
That the poverty level that's gone up about three million people since -- your report.
So this is an example the type of contents of it got in our food can't and it's something she can just basically make with just a little bit of water -- cooking.
We've got like macaroni and cheese -- dot -- beans and rice all kinds of stuff in here and so what we're going to do with fees are going to hit in 2012.
The areas that food banks are really struggling to meet the immediate needs for people for example disaster situations -- your -- last year in 2011.
One of the busiest.
Domestic disaster years we've seen in quite -- while we have all those tornadoes in Joplin in Alabama.
We had quite a bit of things to respond to and the -- -- aren't necessarily prepared.
Plus there are already being tapped into quite a bit because of the increased poverty level without food -- Basically away give or be a virtual volunteers go to our website world mission or the world mission and dot -- Atlantic area children -- -- -- You can -- you can make a donation easily with -- matter of seconds.
If you've got to work this year you physically can't go and volunteer on Martin Luther King's birthday.
Then just considered giving and being a virtual volunteer food kits cost sixteen -- really easy or you can get on a text donation.
I just texting WV for world -- W beat it to 0222.
And it just a great way still get involved even if you can't give back physically this Monday.
All right so I'm typing this satellite chats world vision got -- slash feed children slash.
Feed children this -- don't work in progress here.
So that people know what to do this often times.
Life and also how exactly do I do -- live -- Has lots of people all over the country.
And all over the world -- -- -- -- encourage people again took to volunteer if you can't so many of us can't -- also get -- -- -- -- little -- volunteered -- in America.
It's fascinating to me I mean obviously around the world.
But at the federal government's official website just if you really wanna get out there and use your -- at all do -- is coated in LK dot got -- in -- -- dot -- site.
And basically -- the federal government has set up a website where you can.
Just look on their aunts and -- your zip code and see where you can participate in a charity or a volunteer activity.
They even keep the site up your round but it's called serve dot gov.
There's another one called volunteer match dot ORG and they had 80000 different charities or organizations that -- can get involved with.
-- in the world vision is doing quite a bit of work -- -- people just think -- the idea of service.
In their -- in their heads get your families involved in giving back and if you choose to give to our organization of course would be thrilled.
But we just want to get people more in the idea of giving back in serving one another.
Had -- so interest.
All right so I got all that and and then I see somebody hitting me back already live -- are you on Twitter you're at mademoiselle that's that I put out yeah.
-- -- -- -- there I think it's like now I'm looking for recipes -- are times I.
I Twitter site as world vision everything that a little bit -- is as -- -- world vision okay there you go I appreciate you being here thank you so much and thanks for bringing us and showing us.
A physical product here that people can buy this -- kids.
We we know that there is help me -- around the world right here of their own country to.
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