Thursday, November 20, 2014

Pope Francis says we must care about each hungry person

Pope Francis today highlighted the key to ending world hunger. We have to care. We must pay attention to the crisis of hunger and its effects on each individual.

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A food for peace moment for the Koreas

North Korea is in the news once more for its threats of testing a nuclear weapon. The Korean peninsula is again filled with tensions. But this week, for just a moment, there was a respite with some food for peace.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ghostly food drive nets over 1,000 meals

Back in October I wrote about a Halloween food drive at Mount St. Joseph University. Amid the backdrop of this event was an amazing ghostly legend.

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How Hunger Games film will help feed America

The new Hunger Games film, Mockingjay – Part 1, opens later this month. Already screenings of the film have been set up to benefit the hungry and poor.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

West Africa's other deadly enemy

Last week over 1,000 children in Sierra Leone were sent for treatment following a screening. Around 662 of them were found to be in a severe condition. Without treatment their lives would be in danger.

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Hunger report highlights need for school breakfast

As working families continue to need food assistance, the school breakfast program takes on even more urgency. Feeding America and Oxfam have just released a new report about hunger in America.

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America's paycheck to pantry hunger crisis

Imagine getting a job but still having to rely on food banks for support. That is exactly what is happening to working Americans, as wages remain too low in the struggling economy.

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