LunchCounts2! No child should be hungry at school!

Hi everyone!  Please scroll down for an update on LunchCounts 3 (2020) or just go to my new fundraiser at

I'm Ben, a 14 year old freshman in Austin, Texas. As you probably remember from last year, with the generous assistance of everyone participating in this GoFundMe, I raised over $10,700 for kids with school lunch debt in AISD! This holiday season, I am again raising funds for AISD and also adding Del Valle ISD. I am also very excited to announce that two great local businesses - Tacodeli and Jack Allen's  Kitchen  - are sponsoring my fundraiser with gift cards for certain donations!  See below.

The schools I will be helping this year are:
Del Valle ISD:
Del Valle High debt: $3,216; Ojeda Middle School debt: $914; Del Valle Middle School debt: $882
Austin ISD:
Anderson High debt: $376; Murchison Middle School: $961; Oak Hill Elementary School: $780

For the first two $300 or above donations, the donors will receive a $50 Jack Allen's gift card to spend at any Jack Allen's location!
For the first fifteen $100 or above donations, the donors will receive a $10 Tacodeli gift card to use at any Tacodeli location!
Ben Hofer (14), founder of LunchCounts!, a charitable organization striving to reduce school lunch debt.

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Organizer and beneficiary

Ben Hofer 
Austin, TX
Kelly Walton 
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