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Live Below the Line

My Live Below the Line Challenge

Bonnie Wright | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
Bonnie Wright

After constantly telling everyone my number one tip for this challenge was to plan, I, of course, woke up to day one of my challenge with no forward planning or food and a busy morning ahead. By 4 p.m. I had only consumed water and was feeling very weary.

Shopping to Live #BelowtheLine

Pierre Ferrari | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Pierre Ferrari

Live Below the Line is an awareness and fundraising campaign challenging people to eat and drink on only $1.50 a day for five days (April 28-May 2). P...

Why I'm Going to Live Below the Line

Marion Roche | Posted 06.25.2014 | Impact
Marion Roche

Going into these next five days, I'm not under any delusion that what I'm about to do will in any way mirror what a woman living in extreme poverty has to endure. I can also spend the next five days thinking about foods I will be able to eat again.

Giving Up Chametz Is Not Enough

Mark Hetfield | Posted 06.11.2014 | Religion
Mark Hetfield

Remembering is just the beginning. As we prepare to celebrate Passover next week, we pause to reflect upon the bitterness of tyranny, the taste of freedom and the universal longing for human dignity.

Mostly Rice and Some Beans - Eating Below the Poverty Line

Hannah Laufer-Rottman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Food
Hannah Laufer-Rottman

The Live Below the Line campaign from the Global Poverty Project begins on April 28 and during five days, we will eat and drink at a cost of no more t...

A Shared Experience -- Could You Live On $1.50 a Day?

Justine Lucas | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
Justine Lucas

Imagine having to choose between a .30 cent vaccine and a bowl of rice. What would you do: eat, or save your child? That may sound extreme, but it's a reality.

Why I Lived On $1.50 A Day Right Before My Wedding

Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Eleanor Goldberg

A month before my wedding, what will probably be the most self-indulgent event of my life, I decided to live in extreme poverty. This wasn't a gimmic...

HuffPost Editors Live On $1.50 A Day For Week

Jessica Prois | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Jessica Prois

We're not inclined to upload photos of artisan sandwiches to Instagram, but this week we're going all out for good reason. Except there'll be no pictures of arugula or baguettes in sight. We've taken on the Global Poverty Project's Live Below the Line challenge to spend $1.50 a day on food and drink for five days.

The 25 Cent Solution That Can Help 20 Million Kids Solve Hunger

Hunter Biden | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact
Hunter Biden

Live Below the Line is a national campaign to help alleviate extreme poverty by challenging Americans to eat and drink for less than the global poverty line -- $1.50 a day -- as 1.4 billion people on our planet must do every day.

Eating at The Ritz, on $1.50 a Day

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

The extreme inequality of wealth and poverty in the world are rarely as stark as when it comes to one of our most basic needs: food. Could you live on just $1.50 per day? For the 1.4 billion people who live in the most extreme poverty this is reality.

Ben Affleck To Live On $1.50 A Day For Charity

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 04.24.2013 | Impact

Ben Affleck has flexed his advocacy muscles by testifying before Congress and launching a nonprofit to help the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo....

How Actress Debi Mazar Is Living on $1.50 a Day

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.10.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

For the 1.4 billion people worldwide living in extreme poverty, $1.50 is all they have to spend on food each day. To bring awareness to this harsh rea...

Extreme Poverty: A Matter of Justice

Justine Lucas | Posted 05.28.2013 | Impact
Justine Lucas

At 29, I stand on that precipice of the big 3-0, taking stock of my life thus far, dreaming and scheming and doing a fair bit of self-analysis. But when I step back from this fortuitous deconstruction, I am left simply with one fact -- I am fortunate.

Why I'm Living on $1.50 a Day

Michael Trainer | Posted 07.11.2012 | Impact
Michael Trainer

Today I am living on $1.50 for all of my food and drink costs. Why? Because 1.4 billion people around the world don't have the option, and because I want to support a friend who showed me how to be a better man, a more gracious leader, and a more inspired human being.

TWITTER SLIDESHOW: Minka Kelly, Nick Lachey, Others, Live On $1.50 A Day For Poverty Awareness

Posted 05.10.2012 | Impact

A new campaign is challenging people to eat just $1.50 worth of food for five days -- as 1.4 billion people currently do every day. Live Below the ...

Could You Live On $1.50 A Day?

Charlotte Dando | Posted 06.27.2012 | Religion
Charlotte Dando

We believe that the time to take action is now. We are inspired by our faith to take action.

Highlighting the Plight of the Poor

Hugh Evans | Posted 07.20.2011 | Impact
Hugh Evans

The Global Poverty Project welcomed recent questions about our 'Live Below The Line' campaign. Debating the merits of what we do and why we do it is integral to who we are.

Does 'Living Below The Line' Really Help Those In Extreme Poverty?

Posted 07.18.2011 | Impact

May 16 to 20 is The Global Poverty Project's (GPP) 'Live Below the Line' week. The project has challenged participants to eat only $1.50 worth of food...