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Fighting Hunger

There Are Over 200 Million Fewer Hungry People Now Than 25 Years Ago: U.N.

Associated Press | Posted 05.28.2015 | Impact

ROME (AP) — The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to 795 million from over a billion a quarter-century ago despite natural disast...

Simple Food Storage Innovations Could Help Tanzanian Farmers Fight Hunger

New York Times | RACHEL CERNANSKY | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact

Last year, Tanzania had exciting news: a bumper harvest of corn. But even as farmers were celebrating — corn is a staple eaten at almost every meal ...

All-Star Chefs Ditched Fine Dining To Cook Gourmet Thanksgiving Meals For Homeless People

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact

Chef Steve Badt was exhausted after spending eight years working at upscale restaurants in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C. So he stopped. ...

The Gospel of Service and Fighting Hunger

William Lambers | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Feeding a society is challenge enough, even in peacetime. Droughts or flooding can always interrupt the growing of food. There may be transportation, storage and distribution issues with food. In wartime everything is disrupted.

These Teens Got Their Whole Community To Come Together To Fight Hunger

The News & Observer | Virginia Bridges | Posted 06.28.2014 | Good News

After volunteering at the Shepherd's Table Soup Kitchen in Raleigh, Austin Sealey and Cooper Meyer decided they wanted to do more. So the two 16-year...

Serve, Inspire, Change

Angela Zhou | Posted 10.09.2013 | Teen
Angela Zhou

It would be an understatement to simply say that I was impacted by the experiences I made during my trip. Though I was ready to serve, inspire, and change others, I found myself being served, inspired, and changed by the people I met.

Parents Unite Against Hunger

Tracey Stewart | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Tracey Stewart

The film shows that hunger, for children and people as a whole, is a problem that America has solved in the past and can solve again if average Americans demand it. A Place at the Table shows us that it's easier than we think.

If Children Are Our Future, Why Are So Many Hungry?

Suzanne Cohen | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
Suzanne Cohen

It is startling to think that more than 16 million American children struggled with hunger in 2011. That is a shockingly embarrassing figure to a nation that calls itself the breadbasket to the world, and a situation that should be unacceptable.

Struggling Mom Who Gardened To Feed Family Now Sends Free Seeds To Hungry | Posted 05.30.2012 | Impact

Do you know where your next meal is coming from? Many Americans don't. The latest statistics show in 2010 more than 17 million households were food...

Hunger Can't Wait

Jose Graziano da Silva | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home
Jose Graziano da Silva

Today, some 1 billion people are still undernourished and many countries are far from achieving the first millennium development goal of halving the proportion of people living in hunger and extreme poverty by 2015.

7 Ways You Can Solve World Hunger

Posted 08.15.2011 | Impact

About one billion people in the world face hunger or undernourishment. To put it in perspective, that's more people than the total populations of the ...

Former Coca-Cola Exec Takes Reins At Hunger Relief Nonprofit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The world's top hunger-fighting nonprofit has appointed a new CEO -- a former food industry titan from Coca-Cola and Ben and Jerry's. Heifer Internat...