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A Bunch Of Kids Learned The Truth About Child Hunger In America And Got Inspired To Help Make A Change

"This makes me feel like, what are we gonna do to fix this?" We could all learn something from these young souls.

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SoulPancake recently partnered with ConAgra Foods in honor of National Service Month (April), to empower young kids to help fight child hunger.

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A representative from ConAgra Foods told BuzzFeed:

This is part of a larger effort in April where 100 youth and teen grant recipients, from all 50 states, will reach more than 10,000 people by completing a service project of their choice that fights child hunger in their community. Grant winners received $500 grants from the ConAgra Foods Foundation as part of generationOn's Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign.

When asked about their favorite foods, these kids didn't hesitate for a moment.

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They were also very confident in their choices for their LEAST favorite foods.

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They even had some clever ideas to get out of eating those dreaded veggies.

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Suddenly, they were faced with the startling statistic that one out of every five kids doesn't have enough food to eat.

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And they let it sink in for a minute...

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You remember hearing about starving children in other countries, right?

That's when the kids discovered that those numbers are true for children right here in the United States.

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They were surprised, to say the least.

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This young lady had an emotional reaction.

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Most of the young interviewees were speechless. It was a lot to take in.

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This simple statement says it all.

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Luckily, our future leaders don't see the situation as hopeless.

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They all had ideas on how to help change the situation, and they quickly sprung into action, writing their ideas out to share on a giant brainstorming wall.

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As one of the kids put so eloquently: "The tiniest ripples make the biggest waves."

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"If all the kids in the world got together and did something big, they could impact the whole world."

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