Tag Archives: World hunger

Ban Ki-moon recalls Korean War humanitarian crisis

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Hillary Clinton an award winner for fighting hunger

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My Time Magazine Column on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

10372522_10152195008896491_2022604163270194960_nWe have seen the heartbreaking images of Syrians in desperate attempts to flee their war-torn homeland. All they want is to find safety in Europe, away from the conflict in the Middle East.

Thousands of Syrians each day are making this dangerous journey. They are tired, scared and hungry. What should the international community do? Start welcoming them.

See my full commentary at Time.com

Originally published at History News Network (HNN)

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Abraham Lincoln and Food for Peace

As we celebrate President Abraham Lincoln‘s birthday this month, let’s remember some of his lesser known roles too. Even long after his death, Lincoln’s influence has continued in ways perhaps unexpected.

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Video: Herbert Hoover as Food Ambassador after World War II

Excerpt from a United Newsreel report of Herbert Hoover returning from world tour as the food ambassador to fight hunger. See the video at YouTube.

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Video: Ending Child Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World

The short film, Ending Child Hunger: School Lunches for Kids Around the World, is a call to action to end the hunger that afflicts 300 million children worldwide. The United States, building upon its tradition of fighting hunger, can lead the international community in making sure every child can receive a school lunch. See the video on YouTube.

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Newspapers featuring the “Silent Guest” program to feed the hungry

Here is a list of newspapers and media sites that published my article on feeding a ‘silent guest” this holiday season! A couple of the newspapers also published their own editorial endorsing this holiday tradition to feed the hungry.

Baltimore Sun

Boston Herald

The Cincinnati Enquirer

The Des Moines Register

Detroit Free Press

The Green Bay Press Gazette

Global Hunger Examiner

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Missoulian newspaper (MT)

Monterey Herald

Red Bluff Daily News

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury News Editorial

Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune Editorial

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