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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 [...]

Nestle Juicy Juice to Fight Childhood Hunger

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Nestle Juicy Juice to Fight Childhood Hunger

Nestle Juicy Juice, Feeding America and celebrity mom and anti-hunger advocate Samantha Harris celebrated the kickoff of the Juicy Juice Fruit for All Project at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank on Thursday. The program is designed to help alleviate summertime childhood hunger by delivering up to 35 million pieces of fresh fruit to children [...]

How Food Companies Support Hunger Relief

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How Food Companies Support Hunger Relief

One in six Americans are at risk of hunger, according to USDA’s Economic Research Service. In response, Mimi’s Cafe is taking its mission to help fight hunger a step further. It is launching an ongoing hunger relief initiative in association with Food Donation Connection (FDC) – a national network that connects restaurants and food service [...]

How Walmart Plans to Fight Hunger in America

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How Walmart Plans to Fight Hunger in America

The anti-hunger movement got some major backing today when representatives from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation, The Band Perry, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and four of the nation’s largest food companies — General Mills, ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods and Kellogg Company — announced they have come together to fight hunger this spring. At an event in Nashville, [...]

Baskin-Robbins’ Offer for Feeding America

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Baskin-Robbins’ Offer for Feeding America

Baskin-Robbins, a leading chain of ice cream specialty shops, invites guests to try its new Iced Cappy Blast beverage in a nationwide effort to help Feeding America, a domestic hunger-relief charity, provide up to one million meals for local food banks. Through April 30th, Baskin-Robbins will donate one meal to Feeding America for each Iced [...]

Walmart Helps Nonprofits with Facebook Campaign

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Walmart Helps Nonprofits with Facebook Campaign

On the 12th and last day of its “12 Days of Giving” Facebook campaign, Walmart is awarding $200,000 to 10 nonprofits that have made selfless acts to help those in need. Over the last twelve consecutive days, Walmart awarded a total of $1.5 million to 145 organizations in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto [...]

Billy Packer Joins KFC Hunger Relief Effort

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Billy Packer Joins KFC Hunger Relief Effort

It’s stated to be a slam dunk for the fight against world hunger. Former sportscaster and broadcasting legend Billy Packer helped “tip off” KFC’s World Hunger Relief Campaign at a fundraiser in Charlotte, N.C. last week. The event, which featured an autograph and photo session with Packer and other celebrities, is one of many planned [...]

Ford Launches Partners on the Go Initiative

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Ford Launches Partners on the Go Initiative

Ford Motor Company Fund and the Hispanic Federation launched a hunger relief initiative, Partners on the Go, on Wednesday through the donation of 15,000 meals to the Southside United Housing Development Fund Corp’s (Los Sures) food pantry. The main goal of this anti-hunger effort is to raise awareness of food insecurity within Latino communities and [...]

Rising Food Prices Causing Hunger in Poor Countries

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Rising Food Prices Causing Hunger in Poor Countries

Rising food prices are causing poor children and families in developing countries to sink deeper into hunger and malnutrition, according to Children International, a leading U.S.-based humanitarian organization. It states that according to the Food and Agriculture Organization, 925 million people around the world go hungry each day compared to 848 million in 2007. Experts [...]

Fighting Hunger Together with Walmart

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Fighting Hunger Together with Walmart

The end of Walmart’s latest Facebook campaign for hunger relief is nearing and the company is encouraging last-minute “likes” that will help determine which of 100 U.S. cities will receive $1.5 million in grants. The “Fighting Hunger Together” Facebook campaign will end at 12 a.m. on Jan. 1 and is part of the company’s $2 [...]

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