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Young and Hungry: How hunger is impacting kids in the Tennessee Valley

by Conner Board Rocket City Now November 7, 2018

In the Huntsville, Alabama area nearly one in four kids don't know where their next meal is coming from. That hinders their ability to grow, play, and learn. Downtown Rescue Mission and Huntsville City Schools play a key role in feeding chil...

After almost 30 years, Forgotten Harvest continues fight against hunger, food waste

by Ashley Banks Digital First Media November 7, 2018

For almost 30 years, Forgotten Harvest has fought diligently against two significant problems: hunger and waste. “We’re dedicated to relieving hunger in metro Detroit and preventing food waste,” said Chris Ivey, director of marketing and communications for Forgotten Harvest. The nonprofi...

Halloween for Hunger annual food drive set

by Billings Gazette Billings Gazette October 29, 2018

In Montana, Rocky Mountain College students will collect nonperishable food items from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31 during the annual Halloween for Hunger food drive. Hosted by RMC’s Office of Community Engagement, Halloween for Hunger benefits the Rose Park Elementary School and Family Service of ...

Otter Eats program alerts students about free food on campus

by Juan Reyes Monterey Herald October 29, 2018

The Basic Needs Initiative group at CSU Monterey Bay recently introduced another new program aimed to alleviate hunger called Otter Eats. The new mobile-based program invites students to show up to the last 20 minutes of campus events to eat leftover food. CSU Monterey Bay students can text the w...

College students compete to bring hunger awareness

by Marina Barnett WHSV 3 October 25, 2018

Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) is hosting its 12th Annual Virginia Hunger Symposium this week by partnering with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (BRAFB) to raise hunger awareness. On Wednesday, colleges and universities in the area competed in an apple packing competition at the food bank....

New report sheds sobering light on hunger on college campuses

by Ali Gorman WPVI October 2, 2018

A new report sheds a sobering light on hunger on college campuses. It finds that 35 percent of students at Temple University have gone hungry in the past year and 56 percent at the Community College of Philadelphia say they have found themselves going without a proper meal....

Advocates Are Building a Plan to Take on Military Hunger

by Amy Bushatz Military.com September 25, 2018

Hunger is a real problem for military families. According to a recent report, about 15 percent of military and veteran family respondents face "food insecurity," the policy language used to describe people who worry about how they are going to feed their families or afford food....

Can This Chef Solve the Problem of School Lunch?

by Sophie Haigney City Lab September 18, 2018

School lunch is a problem that, so far, no one has really solved. Is it possible to cook for hundreds or thousands of kids, with only about $1.25 per head (after labor and equipment costs), following guidelines that mandate exact proportions of protein, carbs, and sugar, and still make it taste good...

Cuomo: All NY public colleges will have food pantries by end of fall semester

by Robert Harding auburnpub.com September 2, 2018

Every State University of New York and City University of New York campus will have a food pantry or similar program by the end of the fall semester, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday....

Philadelphia Food Scraps to Become Gas to Power Trucks and Buses

by Chris Martin Bloomberg August 30, 2018

Philadelphia’s food scraps may become fuel for buses and trucks, under a plan to build a $120 million anaerobic digester to produce natural gas....

  • World Hunger Education
    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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