Many of those who pledged added remarks to their submissions.
"I have fasted before and will look over your guidelines and do the best I can. "
"Thanks for taking leadership on this issue..."
"Thanks for what you're doing!"
"It's important to experience this hunger now, in solidarity with people already short of nutritious food, as well as a hungry future for our descendants."
"Thank you to all for this witness. I share your sense of urgency."
"Congratulations on a wonderful initiative! We will certainly and heartily join in!"