Stephen and Ayesha Curry’s Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation is committed to unlocking the amazing potential of every child by fighting to end childhood hunger, ensuring students have access to a quality education, and providing safe places for all children to play and be active. They frequently collaborate with World Central Kitchen to deliver meals.
If you or someone you know is worried about their safety, is the victim of domestic abuse, and/or is in an abusive environment, please reach out to the following helplines:
Love is Respect (for young adults): Call 1-866-331-9474, chat online, or text LOVEIS to 2252
National Domestic Violence Support: Call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), chat online, text START to 88788
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN): 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
TODAY Climate takes a deep dive into climate changes, extremes, strategies, and climate solutions.
For more information and resources from nonprofits focused on sustainability and climate change, visit:
Study: 9 million kids in America are considered food insecure
Up to 40% of our food supply goes to waste
If you or someone you know is in emotional distress/needs help, call 988. It's free, confidential, and available 24/7. Suicide is preventable. If you are feeling suicidal, please get help.
Crisis Text Line: 741-741
LGBTQ Youth Suicide Hotline: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse, call 1-800-662-HELP (4357). It's free, confidential, and available 24/7.
If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder and/or wants to better their relationship with food, text NEDA to 741-741.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline
National Eating Disorders Helpline
Founded by John Legend, HUMANLEVEL is igniting systemic change and building racial equity across American cities and communities. Together with FUSE Corps, this initiative is connecting city leaders with local changemakers across the country to break the cycle of structural racism and build what’s next: a society that works for and includes everyone.
A New Way of Life provides housing, case management, pro bono legal services, advocacy, and leadership development for people rebuilding their lives after incarceration.
Since March 2019, TODAY host Jenna Bush Hager has chosen a new book every month to share with the Read With Jenna book club. Jenna works hard to choose stories that will delight, entertain, and challenge readers. She understands the power of a good book to unite communities and ignite conversation. As readers read each month’s novel, they are encouraged to join discussions on the Read With Jenna Instagram, the Read With Jenna Facebook group, and the Read With Jenna Goodreads Group. Jenna encourages making reading a habit through Streaking With Jenna. The goal is simple: Read every single day, no matter how little or how much. Readers measure their progress using a calendar that allows them to track their streak in 30-day increments.
Girls Write Now breaks down barriers of gender, race, age, and poverty to mentor and train the next generation of writers and leaders for life. Together, the Girls Write Now community channels the power of voices and stories to shape culture, impact industries and inspire change.
“What are the benefits of reading books? A lot, actually” - TODAY.com
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If you or a veteran you know is in emotional distress/needs help, contact the Military/Veteran’s Crisis Line at 988 (press 1).