katharine mcphee american idol food bank 290 'American Idol' Katharine McPhee gives back“American Idol” runner-up Katharine McPhee is getting into the holiday spirit by attending a donation event at the Forgotten Harvest Food Bank.

To celebrate Chase’s donation of $5 million to the Feeding America organization, Katharine McPhee joined the Forgotten Harvest Food Bank in Detroit, MI in helping raise awareness about hunger in Michigan and all across the United States.

katharine mcphee american idol food bank 'American Idol' Katharine McPhee gives backKatharine is a member of Feeding America’s Entertainment Council, which is chaired by actor David Arquette and includes other celebrities like Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Marcia Cross, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Ali Larter, other “American Idol” Kimberly Locke, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Rachael Ray and Alison Sweeney.

If you’d like to know how you can help fight hunger this holiday season, visit the “Take Action” page of the Feeding America website.

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