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A Plan for Helping Syrian Refugee Children

William Lambers | Posted 05.10.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

Lebanon is one of the main countries where Syrians have fled to during the last five years of civil war. But once the refugees arrive they face all kinds of challenges just to have the basics of food and shelter. They have little or no resources.

How We Can Help Haiti's Children During Drought Emergency

William Lambers | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

The news coming from Haiti is very alarming. The El Niño weather phenomenon has struck again, this time leading to a severe drought. It's been so b...

USDA Kicks Off Drive for School Meals Worldwide

William Lambers | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Throughout their careers, McGovern and Dole have fought for school lunches for all children, both here in the U.S. and abroad. That is the goal we have to keep seeking.

School Meals for Peace in Mali and Burkina Faso

William Lambers | Posted 12.18.2013 | Impact
William Lambers

CRS is reaching around 80,000 children in Mali with this food. Children can count on a hot meal of rice, peas and vegetable oil every day at school. When your family is struggling for food, this is an absolute treasure.

Marathon Champ Says School Meals Changed His Life

William Lambers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

How many great runners and stories of inspiration never come to be because of hunger and poverty? This is something Paul Tergat realizes and carries with him. He made it. A helping hand was there to give him food which became the foundation of his success.