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Friday, October 31, 2014

Halloween ushers in season of the silent guest

During the Halloween of 1947, plans were being made for the arrival of the "silent guest" into homes across America. It was not a horror movie, but just the opposite.

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No Kid Hungry wants bloggers

The charity No Kid Hungry is calling out to bloggers to join them in fighting hunger. The advocacy group needs the help of writers to advance the cause of ending child hunger.

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How the NYC Marathon can feed millions of children

There are 50,000 runners and 2 million spectators in this Sunday’s New York City Marathon. If around half of those have a smartphone and use the Charity Miles app they can feed millions of hungry children.

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Seattle Chocolates to help Feeding America

The Seattle Chocolates company is starting a holiday plan to help Feeding America. The Chocolate Gives campaign will donate a portion of sales proceeds to some of Feeding America’s largest food banks around the country.

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How Boston can fight hunger with chocolate

Lots of candy will be purchased from Halloween through the holidays. Imagine if every purchase could help a person in need. That is what the Seattle Chocolate Company is doing with its Chocolate Gives Campaign.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hunger Games film can revive WWI era fundraiser

The opening of the new Hunger Games film offers a unique opportunity. The movie series, which is produced by LionsGate Films, has previously teamed with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and Feeding America. WFP is the largest organization fighting world hunger while Feeding America is this nation’s food aid network.

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School meals give hope in South Sudan

The war and hunger that has devastated South Sudan takes its toll in so many ways. One of the forgotten consequences is the loss of education among children. According to UNICEF around 400,000 children in South Sudan have dropped out of school because of the conflict.

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