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Ending World Hunger

In Search of Food and Peace in South Sudan

Clearing land for farming in project supported by UNMISS Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Unit in Pariak, Jonglei State. (UNMISS/Martine Perret)

The road to peace in South Sudan means people coming together to farm and not to fight. Read More »

Interview: Shanon Chaput, Mason Food Pantry Volunteer

The Mason Food Pantry in Ohio has seen increased demand for food assistance in recent years. (courtesy Mason Food Pantry)

A volunteer shares her story about getting involved in fighting hunger locally. Read More »

FreeRice and the Korean War

Civilians seen fleeing in the fields during a retreat of UN forces during the Korean War. (Harry St. Truman Library)

The age of the Internet has created new ways to be a humanitarian hero every day. FreeRice is one. Read More »

Summer Meals Should Be for All Children

The Dept. of Agriculture is trying to expand summer feeding throughout the country (courtesy USDA)

It's a real test of our character as a society: Do we care for the next generation and give it a helping hand? Read More »

Food Security is Security

School meals are an important part of WFP's emergency response to the conflict in Mali. They give children like these an added reason to attend school while providing them with the calories and nutrition they need to be healthy. (WFP/Daouda Guirou)

"Food security is security," says a UN World Food Programme official, and if you are an elected official responsible for food aid budgets, you need to know that. Read More »

Where Are the School Meals?

Emergency school feeding in Mali through the World Food Programme. Cuts by Congress to food aid could harm this program (WFP/Daouda Guirou)

The struggle to defeat hunger at home and abroad depends on school meals, but sequestration cuts seem to be delaying announcement of this year's aid. Read More »

Interview: Tristan Chaput on Charity Miles for College

Charity Miles is a way to exercise and support numerous charitiies

College students are using the Charity Miles app to raise money for causes like Feeding America and the Wounded Warrior Project. Read More »

Paisley Concert Tour Helps Feed the Hungry in Haiti

Country singer Brad Paisley did a masterpiece painting at a recent fundraiser for the charity Live Beyond. One dollar from each ticket sale from his tour will benefit the charity, which is providing aid in Haiti. (LiveBeyond photo)

Just five ticket sales can provide a family in Haiti with food that can last a month. Read More »

Ending Nuke Testing Critical for Humanitarian Reasons

Ratifying the treaty ending nuclear weapons testing is the next step the United States should take. Read More »

Representatives Speak Out Against Food Aid Cuts

Members of the Senate and House are speaking out against proposed cuts in food aid. Read More »