||With over 16 million children in America struggling with hunger every day, it’s clear that hunger is an
But Christian chef and New York Times best-selling author Ayesha Curry is raising awareness of this
crisis through a partnership with Glad Products Company’s Glad to Give™ program.
“I think it’s important to give back to the community because there’s so many people in need,” says
Curry, 27-year-old wife of Golden State Warriors player Stephen Curry in a new promotional video.
The footage, distributed by Glad, places a spotlight on Curry’s work with No Kid Hungry, a charity
which focuses on making healthy after-school meals available to kids across the country.
“No Kid Hungry is all about providing breakfast or in-classroom lunches for kids who may not be able
to have that. Their parents might not be able to afford to send them to school fed with a breakfast, or
send them to school with a prepared lunch,” says the author of The Seasoned Life: Food, Family,
Faith, and the Joy of Eating Well.
“And when I stumbled across No Kid Hungry, I instantly fell in love and felt like I needed to help,”
continues the mother of two whose brand-new series, Ayesha’s Homemade, premieres on Saturday,
Oct. 22 at 12|11c on Food Network.
For those wondering how they can begin giving back in their everyday lives, Curry gives a great
“There are so many ways to help besides fund-raising that you can do on a daily basis, something as
simple as, if you’re preparing a lunch for your child, preparing a little extra and sending a little bit extra
food to school that they can give out to their friends who might not have a lunch, I mean that makes a
huge difference,” she says.
By linking up with Glad to Give, which enables giving opportunities through marketing efforts and cash
donations to charities, Curry is raising awareness of the hunger crisis and using her voice for positive
Watch the video below.