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Mack & Moxy: The Great Helpee Heroes - Fun and educational while teaching about humanitarian causes and beliefs.

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.06.2016 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This all new TV show, being simultaneously released on DVD features Mack, a lovable, moose-like lummox, and Moxy, a feisty whirlwind of a raccoon/fox ...

Tony Robbins and Bob Carr Join Forces to Change the World One Child at a Time

Marianne Schnall | Posted 05.28.2016 | Impact
Marianne Schnall

Bob Carr and Tony Robbins are both highly successful individuals, but this is not all they share in common: they both possess a strong desire to make a difference in deserving children's lives, like someone did for them.

This Tableware Company Donates A Meal For Every Item Sold

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact

This company is putting their money where your mouth is. Cheeky is a tableware company that sells plastic and paper plates -- and for every item you ...

Going Against the Flow: Jennifer Barker, CEO & Cofounder of Per Diems Against Poverty

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.25.2015 | Impact
Charu Sharma

Jennifer Barker is the Chief Executive Officer and Co­founder of Per Diems Against Poverty, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was founded in 2015 to reallocate donated per diems, or meal allowances, to provide food for Americans struggling with poverty and food insecurity.

Former Dallas Cowboy and Washington Redskins NFL Players Join the Real-Life Hunger Games

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson

What happens when we realize the title, "The Hunger Games," really isn't what it is? As you read this article, I hope you reflect on the movie and also understand that the reality is that hunger is NOT a game.

Hershey's Different Kind of Halloween Treat

William Lambers | Posted 10.29.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Halloween is here and many a trick-or-treat bag will have a Hershey bar inside. Hershey is doing something special this Halloween, and it has nothing to do with their awesome candy. Hershey is taking on world hunger with the Nourishing Minds campaign.

How Appearing on Shark Tank Inspired Me to Tackle a Major Problem in America

Brittany Hodak | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Brittany Hodak

It's been almost a year since I flew to Los Angeles to appear on the hit television show Shark Tank to promote my entertainment marketing company, ZinePak. My co-founder and I spent weeks preparing for every possible question we might be asked on the show.

Food Pantries Harness Technology To Help Fight The Hunger Gap

Associated Press | Lavanya Hinduja | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact

Charles Scott is shopping for groceries at a Philadelphia food pantry, busily clicking away at a computer to select his choices of onions, tomatoes an...

This Tech Innovation Reduces Food Waste While Feeding People In Need

Colleen Callahan | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Colleen Callahan

While rescuing surplus food from any channel is not easy, rescuing food from local retailers and foodservice outlets is particularly difficult. This is because excess food from these sources is often highly perishable and comes in smaller volumes.

Bridging the Gap Between Summer & Hunger

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Linda Novick O'Keefe

When we think about summer, many of us think about baseball games, BBQs and family vacations. For some families, summer can also be a time of uncertainty and hunger. Feeding and taking care of the people that need help in our own country, in our own communities, has always been important to me.

Red Nose Charity Celeb Supporters Include Kim Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact

The carpet won't be the only thing red at the Hammerstein Ballroom Thursday night. Dozens of Hollywood are supporting Red Nose Day -- a three-hour ...

With Child Hunger on the Rise, Food Bank Collaborates With Schools to Feed Families

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 05.01.2016 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

While far too many children are at risk of hunger in our state and across the country, we believe our community has the determination to address the problem. By working together, food banks, schools and public and private funders can solve the problem of child hunger in Michigan and across the country.

Tax Break Would Enable Farmers, Small Businesses To Donate Enough Food For 100 Million Meals

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact

The U.S. wasted 35 million tons of food in 2012. But a single tax deduction could help bring some of those resources to struggling people who are desp...

Why Canned Food Drives Alone Won't Solve America's Hunger Crisis

Posted 07.15.2015 | Parents

When it comes to hunger in the United States, we’re faced with some scary statistics: according to a 2014 study by Feeding America, 49.1 million Ame...

Los Angeles County Has The Largest Food Insecure Population In The U.S. Here's Who's Helping

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact

The “City of Dreams” has evolved into a nightmare for needy people in Los Angeles. According to Feeding America's recent "Map the Meal Gap" rep...

Making A Difference: The World of Giving: Don't Judge a Book (or a Volunteer Opportunity) By Its Cover

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 06.12.2015 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With National Volunteer Week starting today (April 12), it is important to remember all the things volunteers do.

'Hunger Doesn't Take A Spring Break': Food Banks Bring Meals To Needy Kids When School's Out

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact

Updated on March 25, 2015 at 2:15 p.m. EST. Spring break is rarely a picnic for low-income kids. While most children count down the days to vac...

How America's Hungry Families Balance Nutrition, Housing And Health Care

Posted 03.25.2015 | Parents

According to a 2014 study by Feeding America, one in seven people in the U.S. receives food assistance from its nationwide network of 200 member food ...

Teachers Ensure Poor Kids Are Fed On Snow Days When They Can't Get Free School Lunch

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact

While most kids rejoice upon hearing the news of a snow day, many low-income children dread that phone call more than anything else during the winter ...

'Now I'm One of Them': Michigan Teacher Survives Life on the Street

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

With support from Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank and a local homeless shelter, Dana Knight overcame homelessness with her health and dignity intact. For several months this past fall, Dana lived in the strange world of victimization and kindness that hundreds of Grand Rapids' homeless live in every day.

How To Help People In Need Affected By Blizzard Of 2015

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact

Millions of people will be inconvenienced by the blizzard hitting the Northeast, but for the most vulnerable populations -- such as the elderly, home...

Rebecca Adams

Mom Of Four Proves You Can Still Help Others, Even If You Need Help Yourself

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.11.2014 | Parents

When Angela Crangle was growing up in Tennessee, she didn't wake to find a wealth of gifts under the Christmas tree each year. In fact, most years she...

Feed a 'Silent Guest' on Giving Tuesday

William Lambers | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

When you sit down for a meal on Giving Tuesday, you can set aside a place for a "silent guest," one of the world's hungry. Then you could make a donation to a charity, the cost of feeding your "silent guest."

Kids Struggling With Hunger Share What They Are Most Thankful For This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact

Hunger is on the rise in America where millions of children face impossible struggles that belie their years. According to Feeding America, the U.S...

Interview With Tony Robbins On His New Book, 'Money: Master the Game'

Marianne Schnall | Posted 01.20.2015 | Money
Marianne Schnall

Robbins has now directed his enormous force of energy on a vital topic that affects everyone's lives: money.