Obituary: Martin McLaughlin, 89; advocate for poor and hungry

by Joe Holley

Martin McLaughlin, 89, an expert on food policy and an advocate for the world’s poor and hungry, died Nov. 27 of congestive heart failure at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington. He lived in Arlington.

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    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.