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India Facing Hunger, Illiteracy, Disease: President of India

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India Facing Hunger, Illiteracy, Disease: President of India

India Facing Hunger, Illiteracy, Disease: President of India The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, attended Saturday a function of Akshaya Patra Foundation commemorating the serving of two billion meals (till August 27, 2016) in Bangaluru. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that if India has to take its rightful place in the comity of [...]

Half the Population of Central African Republic Faces Hunger

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Half the Population of Central African Republic Faces Hunger

An emergency food security assessment by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and its partners has revealed that half the population of the Central African Republic (CAR) – nearly 2.5 million people – faces hunger. This marks a doubling in the number of hungry people in a one-year period, as conflict and insecurity have [...]

You Are Called to Join the Fight to End Hunger

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You Are Called to Join the Fight to End Hunger

As Hunger Action Month comes to a close nationwide next week, the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Food & Wine (NYCWFF) extends the Hunger Action Month efforts of Food Bank For New York City and No Kid Hungry during the month of October. It will host over 100 events [...]

1 in 6 Americans Struggling with Hunger

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1 in 6 Americans Struggling with Hunger

As America has emerged as a new poor nation in the world, 1 in every 6 Americans is struggling with hunger. The fight to end domestic hunger will be at the head of the table this September as hunger-relief advocates come together for Hunger Action Month, a month-long effort to bring national attention to the [...]

22 Million U.S. Kids At Risk of Summer Hunger

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22 Million U.S. Kids At Risk of Summer Hunger

For most kids, summer is a time of fun and excitement, but for 22 million kids in communities across the U.S., it also may mean the end of access to the free or reduced price meals that nourish them during the school year. That means for every five kids participating in the National School Lunch [...]

Feeding America Helps Solve Senior Hunger

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Feeding America Helps Solve Senior Hunger

Feeding America, a hunger-relief organization in the United States, issued a call Wednesday to ask everyone to join in the fight to solve senior hunger. The Feeding America nationwide network of 200 food banks provides food and grocery products to 7 million seniors annually, through various programs designed to ensure all seniors have access to [...]

HungerU to Fight Against World Hunger

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HungerU to Fight Against World Hunger

Harvard University students, faculty, staff and members of the community are being invited to experience an opportunity to learn about one of the most pressing global challenges of the next 35 years: world hunger. On April 24, the interactive HungerU mobile exhibit will be in the courtyard area outside of the Harvard Kennedy School from [...]

L’Oreal Paris Call for Women of Worth Nominations

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L’Oreal Paris Call for Women of Worth Nominations

L’Oreal Paris Women of Worth launches its annual call for nominations to recognize inspiring women who are making a difference in communities. Now in its tenth year, Women of Worth embodies L’Oreal Paris’ brand philosophy “Because I’m Worth It,” and demonstrates the connection between giving back and igniting a sense of self worth. Over the [...]

Unilever Sunlight Launches Bright Future Speeches

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Unilever Sunlight Launches Bright Future Speeches

Unilever Project Sunlight is launching “Bright Future Speeches,” a campaign to shine a light on young people who have new visions for a brighter future. These new leaders hold strong views on making sustainable living commonplace for everyone, and will share their ideas to tackle the issues above. Kylee McCumber from Leominster, Massachusetts and Elijah [...]

Terrorism, Wars, Debt, Ebola…And Now Hunger Troubles America

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Terrorism, Wars, Debt, Ebola…And Now Hunger Troubles America

America seems to be under a curse. As the country – which claims to be a super power in the world – is trying to grapple with a series of serious issues such as Islamic State terrorism, persisting wars in Muslim countries, mounting debt nearing $18 trillion, Ebola epidemic, now it’s facing another threat. It’s [...]

1 in 6 U.S. Households Struggles with Hunger

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1 in 6 U.S. Households Struggles with Hunger

America is fast emerging as a new poor nation where people are struggling to get food for their survival. The United States Department of Agriculture reported today that 14.5 percent of American households remain food insecure. That means, 1 in 6 households in the United States had difficulty at some time during the year in [...]

KFC Program to Raise Money to Fight Hunger

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KFC Program to Raise Money to Fight Hunger

Colonel Harland Sanders’ secret recipe to a well-lived life included giving back to the community and helping those in need. This year, KFC will again honor the Colonel’s legacy by raising money to feed the hungry through KFC’s Recipe for Hope, a part of Yum! Brands’ annual World Hunger Relief campaign. KFC is calling on [...]

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