The Amherst Survival Center participates in local, regional, statewide, and national efforts to eliminate hunger, support nutrition programs, and address and remedy the income and opportunity disparities that create and increase basic needs in our community.
We can’t do it alone.
There are many ways to help.
It starts with education. Here are resources:
And continues with action.
We are kicking off a new initiative: FEED DEMOCRACY to connect awareness about food insecurity to action.
For the Amherst Survival Center, these actions could include:
- food drives,
- community discussion,
- community education,
- sharing experiences and concerns, and
Upcoming FEED DEMOCRACY events:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8pm Community Conversation co-sponsored with the Amherst League of Women Voters on: “Coming Together to Protect Critical Services” with: Keith Barnicle (Congressman Jim McGovern’s office); Michelle Geoffroy, (Advocacy, Food Bank of Western Massachusetts); and Michael Knapik, (Governor Charles Baker’s western MA office). Our moderator is the Honorable Ellen Story, former State Representative. All are welcome!
Want to be involved? Let us know! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org