New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees And The Rice Bowl Challenge


Super Bowl MVP Quarterback Drew Brees and freerice are challenging students and sports fans young and old, to team up for a different kind of bowl game this February, with the goal of beating Global Hunger.

The Rice Bowl challenge sees two teams compete for the rice bowl championship.

The objective? To raise rice and beat global hunger while providing intellectual strength.

The challenge runs February 6 – 12, with results tallied daily. Three Brees-autographed footballs will go to the top players who rack up the most rice by February 12th.

Leading the charge this year is the students team lead by Maine department of Education’s 1: 1 laptop program.

The Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) has already begun it’s blitz to tackle hunger, organizing 100,000 students to battle for the bowl.

Are you a student? MLTI invites you to join the students team See (instructions below).

If you want do even more. See how MLTI has gone the extra yard. Approaching local business to match what is raised online for local area food banks.

WHAT IS FREERICE ? Freerice is the only online game that allows you to raise rice for the hungry, while you learn.

For every correct answer you choose, 10 grains of rice are donated to the world food programme to help in their fight against hunger worldwide.

It cost you nothing – the rice is earned through sponsored advertising displayed for every correct answer.

It has already raised enough to feed 4.3 million people – just imagine what you can do by this February!

PLEASE NOTE: You can raise rice for your group before February 6 and after February 12.

However only the grains of rice raised from February 6 – 12 will be counted towards the ricebowl challenge.

HOW TO JOIN?  Sign up at

Include your state abbreviation in your username, for example: ME_Paul” or NY_Susie so we can see which state contributed the most.

Players from other countries are welcome to join too, and include their country’s abbreviation.

YOUR GOOD TO GO  To ensure the grains you raised are counted as part of your groups total, visit your groups profile page and click play.

Thw whole Who Dat nation believes in helping these young children grow up to be anything that can be.

Please support this program and BreesDreamFoundation along with MLTI and WFP by donating to their cause.

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