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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 »

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 »

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 »

Aid Groups Need Access to Starving People in Sudan’s South Kordofan State

The World Food Programme and other aid groups need access to all of South Kordofan. Read More »

Plumpy’Doz Needed in Syria to Stop Deadly Child Malnutrition

The hunger crisis in Syria is putting children at risk of deadly malnutrition. Read More »

Pope Can Unite World in Ending Hunger

Pope Francis can be a powerful leader in uniting all people and faiths in ending world hunger. Read More »

College Class to Help Feed the Hungry

The students are going to help fight global hunger by playing FreeRice and walking Charity Miles as part of their course. Read More »

Together We Can End Hunger

The answer to these societal problems can be found right here in your own backyard. Read More »

Hunger Critical Issue for State of the Union

In his State of the Union address, President Obama will need to build bipartisan support for ending the the menace of hunger. Read More »

Interview: Dr. Al Forsyth on Helping and Learning with FreeRice

Dr. Al Forsyth says "I think the concept of FreeRice – learning and helping – is brilliant." Read More »