Teacher’s Facebook wish inspires donation

A holiday wish will bring joy to millions into the new year. Last month, teacher Maggie Hillman posted a message on Facebook wishing that hungry families would get the food they desperately need.

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Ukraine: food shortages take their toll

My latest Huffington Post column was on the emergency food needs in the the war-torn Ukraine. Now comes further evidence of how hunger is escalating there.

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WFP’s ray of hope in Palestine

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is a life-saver to the hungry in Palestine. One of their newer relief programs is yielding some great results.

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Photo contest invites entries of the family meal

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union have teamed up for a special photo contest. People are asked to submit photos that tell the story of their family meal.

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WFP asks world to support Syrian war victims

The coming new year tragically sees no end in sight to the war in Syria. This means that hunger will continue as well, threatening the lives of millions. Children will be at risk from severe malnutrition.

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Ohio hard hit by SNAP cuts

The Ohio Association of Foodbanks says the state is losing ground in the fight against hunger. More than two million Ohio residents are needing help from the state’s emergency food bank system.

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Ebola and famine threaten West Africa

The United Nations put out a warning today about the Ebola affected countries of West Africa.

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