Make a call to Congress [this action is no longer active]. In less than two minutes, and with around 25 words, you can make a phone call today to your members of Congress to support the Global Food Security Act of 2015—a bill that proposes long-term, proven solutions to fight hunger through strategies that include increasing … Read More
Abdu Ibrahim, a 37-year-old Sudanese refugee from the Blue Nile State, migrated to Ethiopia due to conflict between South Sudan and Sudan.
As you walk into a coffee shop and order a latte in the morning, or customize your lunch order, it may sometimes cross your mind that being able to choose food is a luxury. In many parts of the world, food itself is a luxury. Around the world, one in nine people do not have enough food … Read More
A 13-year-boy from Pakistan wrote a letter to the Canadian Prime minister, in which he describes his life and how he feels when he does not have any food to eat. He also urged the Canadian Prime Minister to eradicate hunger from Pakistan and from the whole world. Canada is a G8 country, as is … Read More
Often on our mind is what we are going to eat. ‘What’s for dinner? What do we need from the store? Is this a good snack?’ Much less often do we think about what others eat, let alone, what the world eats. What does the world eat? Photojournalist Peter Menzel answered this question by compiling photo … Read More
What We Know We know that there are more than 925 million people in the world who are undernourished, food insecure and hungry. The world produces enough food for everyone on earth, but poverty, conflict, lack of resources and restricted access to land keeps families away from the food they need. Poor nutrition is the … Read More
By Cat-Dan Lai-Smith When I was expecting my son a few years ago, I learned to anticipate the usual questions that most pregnant women receive, even from complete strangers. “When are you due?” “Do you know if it’s a boy or a girl?” And inevitably, “Do you have any weird cravings?” Sadly, I didn’t have … Read More
Want to give up more than your coffee for Lent? Lisa Bos offers several ways you can sacrifice a few minutes to fight the injustice of hunger as well! Many people, Protestant and Catholic alike, have a Lenten tradition of giving up something for the 40 days of Lent as a way to show penance. … Read More