September is hunger action month

(North Dakota Today) - Two events in Fargo-Moorhead encourage community to learn about hunger and ways to take action.

One in 9 people in Cass and Clay counties rely on a food pantry at some point each year. Whether it's seen or not, hunger is a real issue in Fargo-Moorhead.

September is Hunger Action Month, a month where people all over America stand together to end hunger. Over twenty partners in Cass and Clay counties are joining together to host two free opportunities for community members to learn more about hunger in our area and ways to take action.

First Friday's at B: Hunger in Fargo Moorhead will take place Friday, September 7th from 8:00-9:30 a.m. at Theatre B (215 10th St N., Moorhead).

First Fridays at B is a monthly event to engage and discuss important food topics in the greater Fargo-Moorhead food community.

The September Edition will focus on hunger in Fargo-Moorhead and will include local hunger statistics, stories of those experiencing hunger, learning how our charitable feeding system works, and actions we can all take to end hunger.

The conversation will feature insights from Melissa Sobolik, Director of Ending Hunger 2.0, Great Plains Food Bank; Andrew Flory, Food Pantry Manager, Dorothy Day Food Pantry, and Stacie Loegering, Executive Director, Emergency Food Pantry.

'A Place at the Table Documentary Screening' is Sunday, September 9th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Fargo Theatre (314 Broadway N., Fargo)

There will also be a post-documentary social at the Broadway Garage (409 Broadway N., Fargo).