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I'm Jonathan Hunt that are according to the United States bombing of agriculture something like sixteen and a half million children.
Under eighteen in the United States living in households.
Where they -- on the able.
To consistently access enough nutritious food.
Necessary for a healthy life -- -- woods or sixteen and a half million children in this country under eighteen who astounding.
Every single day and it's an extraordinary figure and there are so many countries around the world to have that have similar percentages.
Of children and indeed high percentages solving one of the organizations that is trying to help here is the feed a project it was that co founded.
By you Lauren Bush Lauren who is of course the grand daughter of George H.
Bush as well you know the feet project now.
Partnering with Clarence as you can see very clearly in the background that.
On their latest project Lauren great to have you here it's such a great organization.
Doing such vital work tell us what what your most your current project is and what you're doing with Clarence as a sponsor.
Sure I think he done then and yeah so excited wherever launching tomorrow it's the gift with purpose program.
With Clarence in it's exclusively at Macy's.
Basically -- has been a partner now offered cheers and -- -- at the social business I started over six years ago with a mission to create good products that help keep the world.
And this is a really fun -- evolution of our partnership.
Essentially it is the -- you see next -- -- it's called the feet ten pouch.
And for every and Q act customer purchases -- items at a Clarence counter in Macy's parade held against them.
That he can Cox that I design which is full of sort of Clarence -- the mister Bradley were able to get ten school meals.
So really adding purpose to sort of the traditional gift with purchase program.
-- so for each one of each one of these patches that is sold what kind of products ten children will get a school meal.
Yes that's six -- -- -- how many how many kids do -- -- hope to be able to reach with this project alarm.
You know we're really aiming high.
But I think -- they get there and the goal is through for through this program which is April 10 through -- -- in another.
And injection -- that the same program -- doing in the fall we hope to gave.
A million meals.
And -- we obviously need people's support to come out in and make that happen.
Warranty yeah I mean you would obviously.
Live -- were living pretty.
Gilded life in many ways like with pretty good -- very successful mobile.
-- -- family of great to important say in this country as well.
What what made you think back when you founded this project I want to help children.
Yeah I think that in although it definitely was born.
-- -- privileged life my family always has really.
A -- about getting back in in public service since I'm very grateful to them that.
You know I was always taught that OK you may have enough to eat but be mindful that others down.
And and that really influenced me and and when I was in college I I had the amazing opportunity to travel -- UN World Food Program.
And immediately jumped on that I was so interstate and -- curious to learn more and through that through -- going in and seeing and meeting people who literally.
Don't know where next meal is coming from you can't help but but be very attached and want to -- more and and for me I wanted to empower other people especially young people to really get involved in that in the fight and brought hunger.
And which is a massive massive -- issued get their solutions and I want people to be able to participate in this lesions.
So as to how does somebody if you feel if you're you're a young person watching this show right now.
How do they get involved what what can they do immediately other than buying the Clarence.
-- -- -- you can add lot on her web safety projects dot com there's a lot of information -- a smattering of other other key products.
And is well -- -- -- -- foundation dot org where one can donate Horry can actually we have a volunteer and kind of -- -- -- your -- had an -- comes volunteer activities.
In your area that need your time in support so I would really encourage everyone.
To do their part to volunteer -- had to buy -- All right Laura Bush -- it's a great up project feed projects that dot com is the website I thank -- so much for sharing it with us today Lauren and and the very best of -- he would -- -- you look.
Thank you -- all right Laura.
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