Sometimes statistics can shock us. While all we often hear about is childhood obesity, thirteen million kids in the U.S. struggle with hunger. This is according to Share Our Strength, a nonprofit working to end childhood hunger, which also states that three out of four children come to school hungry, and twelve million kids eat free or reduced-price lunches.
Williams Sonoma teamed up with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign to fight this statistic. Their goal is to raise $2 million to help connect children in need to nearly 20 million meals. To help achieve this goal, Williams Sonoma joined forces with prominent chefs, brands and celebrities to design a collection of limited edition, celebrity designed spatulas. Thirty percent of the profit from the retail sales will go to benefiting No Kid Hungry.
Personally, I love fun spatulas – I have two my mom gave me when I got my first place, and they are green with ladybugs on them. They actually are a pop of color in my kitchen today, since I display them in a piece of pottery on my countertop. Although spatulas can just be a tiny part of a kitchen’s accessories, these can make a big difference in a child’s life.
These limited-edition spatulas were designed by the following celebrity personalities and brands:
The American Girl brand
Actress and activist Kristen Bell
Academy award-winning actor and No Kid Hungry National Spokesperson Jeff Bridges
Celebrity culinarian Alton Brown
Chef and author Giada De Laurentiis
Chef Bobby Flay
Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris and chef and actor David Burtka
Music superstar Faith Hill
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