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BOOK REVIEW: The Enduring Struggle: The History of the U.S. Agency for International Development and America’s Uneasy Transformation of the World

by steve hansch February 6, 2024

BOOK REVIEW:  The Enduring Struggle:  The History of the U.S. Agency for International Development and America’s Uneasy Transformation of the World, by John Norris.   2021.   Lanham MD:  Rowman & Littlefield Publisher. America's primary international assista...

The Gap in Funding for Programs to Stop Hunger

by February 22, 2023

The nonprofit, Action Against Hunger, February 22, 2023 released their global report "2023 Hunger Funding Gap Report -- What's Needed to Stop the Global Hunger Crisis." It reports that hunger is higher today than any time in recent decades, and that 50 million people are on the verge of famine. ...

U.S. Anti-Hunger Efforts Reflected by Congressional Hunger Center

by February 22, 2023

On February 22, the Congressional Hunger Center hosted a gathering of 50 staff and Hunger Fellows to look at their achievements over the decades in addressing hunger in the United States.   A key topic was success in promoting local legislation to provide free meals in schools, and to build the mo...

USDA Improving nutrition standards for school meals

by Laura Reilly Washington Post February 9, 2023

The Washington Post recently reported that the USDA has announced new, more stringent, national nutrition standards for its school feeding program. This program reaches 30 million students at 100,000 schools nationwide. The new standards propose to lower sugars, fat and salt, while in...

photo credit, Concern Worldwide

Interview with Dominic MacSorley, Former CEO of Concern Worldwide

by January 1, 2023

This October, WHES had the honor and opportunity to interview Dominic MacSorley, CEO of Concern Worldwide since 2013.  Dominic, who is retiring as CEO at the end of 2022, has spent 40 years with Concern, starting his work as a volunteer on the Thai-Cambodia border,...

Interview with Dr. T. Colin Campbell

by WHES Staff December 29, 2022

T. Colin Campbell, PhD has been dedicated to the science of human health for more than 60 years. His primary focus is on the association between diet and disease, particularly cancer. Although lar...

WORLD FOOD DAY

by WHES Staff October 16, 2022

Friends and Readers, Today is World Food Day.  Take a moment to consider how you can help alleviate Hunger, either through supporting a hunger charity, food bank or a neighbor who may not have adequate food.  World Hunger Education Service provides funds to bot...

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID

Global Hunger Index Reports Close to One Billion Will Not Have Enough Food to Eat

by October 13, 2022

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) Report at  https://www.globalhungerindex.org/ is produced by Concern Worldwide, based in Ireland, and Welthungerhilfe, based in Germany.   These Non-Governmental Organizations  (NGOs) are expert in global foo...

USDA to Provide $2b in Food Aid to Combat Growing Food Insecurity Across US

by Sarah Jayawardene and Ian MacNairn September 20, 2022

The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to provide $2 billion in food aid to food banks and school districts to hel...

Antonio Gayoso

World Hunger Education Service (WHES) Celebrates Antonio Gayoso’s Long Career as Board Member

by WHES Staff August 9, 2022

On July 30th 2020, World Hunger Education Service hosted luncheon to celebrate Antonio Gayoso, a former Board Chair, and Board member for the past 25 years. Antonio retired from the board in January 2022. Among the attendees were Joan Dudic-Gayoso, Dr. Tony Gayoso (Antonio's son), former Board me...

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.