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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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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Disputed African region faces hunger emergency

A severe hunger crisis has developed in Northern Abyei, which is a disputed region between South Sudan and Sudan. After a series of poor harvests, a nutrition assessment revealed high malnutrition rates.

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UNICEF supports nutrition plan for Ebola patients

UNICEF is carrying out a nutrition program to boost the health of children threatened by the Ebola virus. In Sierra Leone, the Ebola has claimed over 1,000 lives and is spreading throughout the West African nation.

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Communication saves lives during Iraq crisis

As millions of people are displaced and suffering in war-torn Iraq, humanitarian aid groups need to communicate quickly. Lives depend on the fast movement of aid to the right areas

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Halloween event seeks to scare off hunger

According to Feeding America, Spokane county’s rate of hunger is 15.4 percent. The child hunger rate exceed 22 percent. Food assistance is needed to give families that safety net as they struggle to escape poverty.

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