Gwyneth Paltrow, the broad who once said, “I would rather die than let my kid eat Cup-a-Soup,” is doing the #FoodBankNYCChallenge. For seven days, Our Lady of GOOP will attempt to eat on a SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) budget of $29 a week.

Gwyneth was asked to participate in the challenge by friend Mario Batali who, as a member of the Food Bank for New York City board, is raising awareness to try to keep congress from further slashing food benefits.

Participants in the challenge are allowed to use coupons, but are not supposed to use donated food or food that they already had in their homes. Gwyneth’s haul actually looks reasonably healthy (please tell me about the New York City grocery store where you can buy all that for $29), but it’s hard to see how it could last you three meals a day for an entire week.

The comforting news—because I know you were worried—is that Gwyn still gets to cook her $29 food in an expensive outdoor oven, have access to the world’s best healthcare and sleep in a mansion. Still, she’s trying and I, for one, appreciate that.

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