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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 »

Prevention Through the Eyes of a Spinach Skeptic

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Some caregivers are finding that spirituality can be a key ingredient of good health – especially for prevention. 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 »

All Hands On Deck

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In medical treatment, considering the whole person and his or her spirituality becomes an “all hands on deck” type of care. 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 »

Send Congress a Message with National Food Drive

On Saturday May 11 you can leave non-perishable canned goods by your mailbox to be picked up and taken to local food banks. Read More »

CRS wants McGovern-Dole Expanded to Fight World Hunger

CRS is calling on Congress to increase funding for the McGovern-Dole global school meals program Read More »

The Boston Marathon Winner Who Fed the Hungry

In 1946, Greece's Stylianos Kyriakides used the race to shine the spotlight on hunger in his homeland. Read More »