Charles, whose nickname was Bubbles, remained confined to his home and sometimes a wheelchair. That did not stop him, though, from being the "official" for many games his friends played on the street. Charles would officiate the games from his window.
The hemophilia took his life in 1950 at the age of 15. His legacy carries on. What Graff did in helping his classmates receive lunches is an example for all to follow. Fighting child hunger is about problem-solving. You need people to find solutions, not excuses for why children cannot access basic foods.
Groups like Feeding America work to make sure children do not go hungry. This means strengthening the national school lunch program when required, or filling in gaps with after-school meals and summer feeding. For this reason, Charles Graff would make a great honorary ambassador for Feeding America.