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Casa Maria Soup Kitchen continues their decades-long fight against hunger and homelessness

by Ivan Rodriguez KGUN9 March 4, 2019

For Casa Maria Soup Kitchen, the fight against hunger and homelessness has been going on for decades. Brian Flagg has been working for Casa Maria since 1983 and says he has dedicated himself to a life of service....

Teen creates organization focused on ending childhood hunger in Kentucky

by WLKY WLKY March 4, 2019

Kentucky teenager Heaven Redmon is the creator of Heaven's Angel Food. She collects food items and delivers them to local food banks. Heaven's Angel Food has already collected and distributed more than 24,000 food items. The goal is to collect 125,000 food items by the end of the year....

Schools, groups help send students home with food

by Stitch WBAL11 February 27, 2019

The group Maryland Hunger Solutions estimates 17 percent of Maryland households with children are food insecure. In Baltimore, school children are provided with backpacks of food for the weekend when they're not in school....

Leadership group recognizes opportunities to fight hunger in region

by Alonzo Weston News-Press Now February 26, 2019

In recognition of February being National Canned Food Month, the Women’s Leadership Group hosted a presentation by Christi Miller, development specialist for Second Harvest Community Food Bank, at the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce meeting room Monday afternoon....

Hunger – an issue close to home

by Mary Sasso The Times Record February 24, 2019

Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program and Southern Maine Community College have recently established one such pantry on the SMCC Midcoast Campus. This pantry is open to all SMCC students and is replenished with roughly 500 pounds of food on a weekly basis. This will amount to about 21,000 meals a year...

Oldest Americans most focused on reducing food waste

by Science Daily February 16, 2019

The vast majority of Americans are paying attention to reducing food waste with the oldest being the most cognizant, according to the latest Michigan State University (MSU) Food Literacy and Engagement Poll. ...

Food Prescription Program Sends Groceries To Pregnant Moms In Need

by Sarah Fentem St. Louis Public Radio February 5, 2019

A local food bank has teamed up with a north St. Louis hospital to offer a “fresh-food prescription” service for low-income, pregnant mothers. ...

‘I wanted to do more for people than just pray’: Pastor blends faith, farms to end food insecurity in black churches

by Rachel Nania WTOP February 5, 2019

Heber Brown III is a pastor at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church and founder of The Black Church Food Security Network, which connects churches with agricultural initiatives. ...

University of Arizona increasing resources to help hungry students and lower food insecurity — a growing problem across US campuses

by Mikayla Mace Arizona Daily Star January 29, 2019

A report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office said as many as 2 million at-risk college students who were not receiving federal nutrition benefits, such as through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, might be eligible for them. Many of the students at risk...

Food Insecurity: A Look at the Numbers

by Michelle Wong The Labyrinth January 22, 2019

Over 3,000 UC Santa Barbara students visited the Associated Students Food Bank in the 2017-2018 school year, making up approximately 13 percent of the student body, according to the A.S. Food Bank’s annual report. ...

  • 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.

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