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Waste Less, Feed More: A Game-Changing Approach to Fighting Hunger

A rapidly-growing organization finds a solution to hunger not by growing more food, but in finding a way to reduce food waste.

Award-winning Chef Trades Career for a Life of Selfless Giving

A celebrated chef gives away all he has and finds his joy in serving his community's most overlooked and forgotten people.

National Call-In Day to Protect SNAP Food Assistance

Anti-hunger organizations across the country are mobilizing a national call-in day on Wednesday, December 4th to protect hunger-relief programs in the Farm Bill.

World Food Day: A Solemn Reminder to Act

October 16 marks World Food Day 2013, and this year FAO has chosen to focus on “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition.” The organization acknowledges that wiping out malnutrition worldwide is “a daunting challenge,” but maintains that a relatively small investment can go a very long way.

Join "The Big If" in the Fight to End World Hunger

 

Today, thousands gathered in Hyde Park London in a friendly protest and civil display of support for the elimination of world hunger. Sponsored by leading UK aid organizations, "The Big If" is spearheading the effort to make this global issue a global priority.

 

Today's event in Hyde Park

Rethinking Global Priorities at the G8 Summit

The G8 summit convenes June 17th in Ireland, and the assembled world leaders are expected to focus on the issues of trade, tax, and transparency. Advocacy groups are pushing for a more progressive agenda, including humanitarian relief and action on specific developmental goals. Organizations such as One.org and Oxfam, together with leading UK Aid organizations, have collaborated to create the second ‘Make Poverty History’ campaign with a focus on food, and their agenda is gaining steam.

One Campaign Debuts Agit8

On Tuesday, June 11th, the ONE Campaign, an international NGO that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, launched the  Agit8 Campaign to pressure world leaders gathering for the G8 Conference in Northern Ireland on June 17th-18th to focus on issues of global hunger.

 

During the campaign