CRS is calling on Congress to increase funding for the McGovern-Dole global school meals program
In the Season of Giving, what the individual can do to lead the fight against hunger worldwide.
More and more people are using Charity Miles to raise money and as a launching pad to start conversations about hunger.
The cuts to food stamps would also mean that "nearly 300,000 children would lose their free school meals."
The school feeding program is urgent because it nourishes hungry children and keeps them in school.
Thousands of residents of Gebo and Bay are now in the Kobe and Hilaweyn refugee camps in Ethiopia depending on relief from aid agencies.
The World Food Programme says that the Ivory Coast school feeding program is only 11 percent funded.
The international community needs to act fast in Somalia and Afghanistan
In responding to the drought in East Africa it's vital to ensure that all children can receive school meals and an education.
Now is the time to act to keep an already tragic situation from becoming much worse.