Sunday, March 1, 2015

Students Think Plumpy'Nut Challenge Can Match Ice Bucket

We all remember the Ice Bucket Challenge from last summer and its amazing success, raising money for research to cure ALS. What if that same spirit could be used to save children from starvation around the world?

Read the full article at The Huffington Post.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

International School Meals Day: From the U.S., Central African Republic to Syria

On Thursday, March 5, we can all celebrate International School Meals Day. Food for education matters whether here in the United States or in lands far away.

Read the full article at The Huffington Post. 

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Real and Heroic Hunger Games

In the Hunger Games movie, a silver parachute is air dropped to the story’s hero, Katniss. It saves her life for it contains humanitarian aid.

That’s not fiction though for starving people in South Sudan, who have food air dropped to them by the UN World Food Programme (WFP).

Read the full article at The Huffington Post.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Interview: URI students with a plan to end child hunger

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. But before you get your green on, check out what students at the University of Rhode Island are doing.

Read the full article at Examiner.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Huffington Post column on hunger in Syria

The war in Syria is a war against children. One of the weapons is a slow starvation. In the Ar-Raqqa governorate of Northern Syria, which is controlled by the terrorist group ISIS, children are not getting food needed to prevent malnutrition.

Read the full article at The Huffington Post.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Yemen unrest will lead to more hunger

As rival factions battle in Yemen, the impoverished nation could spiral deeper into hunger. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today said it’s determined to continue relief operations despite unrest.

Read the full article at Examiner.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Football star uses tattoos to raise awareness of hunger

Sawsan is 13-years-old from Syria. She loves soccer. Yaae is a 28-year-old mother of four from South Sudan. Antoine is a 75-year-old singer from the Central African Republic. These are three of the world's 805 million hungry people.

Read the full article at Examiner.