End 68 Hours of Hunger is a private, not-for-profit, effort to confront the approximately 68 hours of hunger that some school children experience between the free lunch they receive at school on Friday and the free breakfast they receive at school on Monday morning. Food Insecurity affects 1 in 5 children in the US today and is a serious problem that has to be addressed. End 68 Hours of Hunger sends home with school children on Fridays bags containing 7 simple meals for them to eat over the weekend. Volunteers pack the bags on Thursday nights and they are delivered to the schools on Friday morning. First UMC is the site from which the Portsmouth, NH program is run. We are now in our 8th school year and serving 102 children a week from all 6 Portsmouth schools.