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New York City Wine and Food Festival Brings World-Renowned Chefs and Cuisine To You -- all for a good cause

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.22.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

Don Adkins, ZEALnyc Managing Editor, September 22, 2016 Are you a real "foodie," or do you love the idea of rubbing shoulders with celebrity chefs wh...

This New Restaurant Feeds Thousands of Hungry People Every Day

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 04.29.2016 | Impact
Benjamin Hardy

According to Steve Down, every company should have a "give-back." Not only is it socially conscious, and right, but according to Down it's also good business.

Making Birthdays Meaningful

Tim McDonald | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Tim McDonald

For this birthday, I set up a personal fundraiser for No Kid Hungry, a cause I am passionate about. I'm asking everyone who wishes me a happy birthday that it will be meaningful if they can support my wishes by donating or spreading the word.

Kevin Bacon and Billy Shore: Hungry For Change

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

Individuals from every walk of life and companies of all sizes are becoming more aware of their responsibility to give back to those who need it most....

#NoKidHungry Starts With #GivingTuesday

Tim McDonald | Posted 12.01.2016 | Impact
Tim McDonald

'Tis the season for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. All deals you can't pass up on in an effort to get you to buy. Fortunately, today is Giving Tuesday, a day of giving back.

Here's When Soup Kitchens Most Need Your Time, Donations

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.25.2015 | Impact

Thanksgiving marks the start of the giving season, when people are more likely to open up their hearts and wallets to those in need. Between Thanksgiv...

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

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 11.23.2016 | 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.

What Leaders Can Learn From #NoKidHungry

Tim McDonald | Posted 09.07.2016 | Impact
Tim McDonald

In the 21st century, leadership is about collaboration and the lessons from the No Kid Hungry campaign include the ability to build a strong community around a shared way we can make the world better for kids.

Eat Up! 5 Public Libraries' Successful Summer Meals Programs

Jordan Lloyd Bookey | Posted 07.09.2016 | Books
Jordan Lloyd Bookey

Last summer, Nina Lindsay was walking through the Oakland Public Library (OPL) where she works when she saw what she describes as "the best kind of trash." On the floor was a peach pit sucked bone dry.

America's Chefs Ride 600 Miles to End Childhood Hunger

Max Gladwell | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports
Max Gladwell

The second annual #ChefsCycle ride to benefit No Kid Hungry sets the stage for a new cause-based cycling franchise

We've Come A Long Way Since The '70s, But Not When It Comes To Child Hunger

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact

The end of the '70s meant saying goodbye to disco, limited television channels and, to a certain extent, oppressive restrictions on women. But even wi...

Moving this Summer? Donate Your Food

Laura McHolm | Posted 05.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

While you are packing up all of your belongings, you can also be opening up your spirit of giving. In fact, the act of giving while you move will actually make your move easier.

How I Came to Milk a Cow

Tim McDonald | Posted 06.30.2015 | Impact
Tim McDonald

This April, I found myself walking on a wet concrete floor, wet and covered with mud and manure, surrounded by cows.The smells might not have been too uncommon, but the scenery was anything but normal for this suburban boy.

Smaller Bank Accounts, Smaller Brains: The Ravages of Inequality on America's Children

Billy Shore | Posted 06.27.2015 | Impact
Billy Shore

Research just published in Nature Neuroscience shows that children from low-income families have smaller brains and lower cognitive abilities. Of everything unfair about being poor in rich America, this is possibly the most unfair, unkindest cut of all.

Bringing Meaning to Your Birthday

Tim McDonald | Posted 06.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tim McDonald

Today, I turn 47. It has been a very different life than I ever imagined. The vision I had when I was 16 of what my life would be like included one fa...

Why I Am Quitting Social Media

Tim McDonald | Posted 05.31.2015 | Impact
Tim McDonald

Today, I am taking back control of my life and leaving social media behind. Today is the day I am publically quitting social media.

A Whopping 76% Of Teachers Say Kids Come To School Hungry. Here's What's Being Done

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.06.2015 | Impact

After years of teaching elementary school, there’s one struggling student in particular that Robbie Butler cannot shake from her mind. “Ms. But...

Why I'm Speaking Up to End Hunger in Our Schools

Kristen Bell | Posted 05.03.2015 | Impact
Kristen Bell

The thought of kids failing in school because they lacked such a simple thing - breakfast - makes me crazy. But we can do something about it.

3 Tips to Develop a Growth Mindset (Even When It's -15)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Mark W. Guay

Here are three tips to develop a growth mindset no matter how far you venture in your goals.

'Use of Force' Authorization Needed for War on Poverty

Billy Shore | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Billy Shore

It is ironic that fighting poverty here at home may require more political capital and courage than fighting terrorism around the world. If the president can ask Congress to set conditions for putting Americans in harm's ways halfway around the world, surely he can ask them to help take our most vulnerable citizens out of harm's way here at home.

The Super Bowl Ad That Fed a Million Kids

Billy Shore | Posted 04.04.2015 | Impact
Billy Shore

Solving social problems like hunger and poverty requires reaching a larger audience than the usual core group of committed activists. What has a larger audience than the Super Bowl?

Something You Don't Know About the Shake Shack IPO

Billy Shore | Posted 04.01.2015 | Impact
Billy Shore

The Shake Shack IPO has received an extraordinary amount of attention today, not to mention analysis of what it means for the food industry, investors, etc. But one little-known aspect of the deal that's been entirely overlooked may have the longest-term implications of all -- not just for food but for philanthropy.

Poverty and Public Schools -- And One Solution Already Proven and Paid For

Billy Shore | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics
Billy Shore

We may not have or be able to afford all of the solutions our public schools need. But we know at least one critical ingredient is solvable. We simply can't allow politics, bureaucracy or indifference to prevent us from getting a hungry child a healthy meal.

In 2015, Every Day Counts

Billy Shore | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
Billy Shore

Hunger during a recession is tragic. During periods of economic growth, however, hunger is inexcusable. It represents a failure of our institutions and leadership, and a betrayal of the people they serve.

A Way to Give Meaning: #GivingTuesday

Tim McDonald | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Tim McDonald

The way stores get us to spend is by offering sales under the cloak of making us think we are giving something meaningful and saving money so we can buy even more. At the same time, there are 16 million kids in the U.S. that will not be worrying about what gifts are being bought for them, but how they will get their next meal.