William Lambers
Small college captured spirit of the Marshall Plan

Small college captured spirit of the Marshall Plan

It all started around a bonfire one autumn night in 1945. Students at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio were fired up to begin a project to “Help those who cannot help themselves.”

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Japan donates to feed refugees as crisis grows

Japan donates to feed refugees as crisis grows

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in a report released today, said a donation from Japan will feed refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR).

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Pakistanis, Afghans need food as conflict escalates

Pakistanis, Afghans need food as conflict escalates

The Pakistani army is carrying out assaults against militant groups in north Waziristan. These militants include Taliban and Al-Qaeda linked forces. The fighting has also displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians, some whom have fled into neighboring Afghanistan.

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Ohio school to host hunger summit

Ohio school to host hunger summit

Hunger is a major issue both at home and abroad. Nationally, there are 49 million people who are “food insecure.” Food stamps have been reduced by Congress placing a great strain on the Feeding America network.

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UNICEF races to stop malnutrition in Iraq

UNICEF races to stop malnutrition in Iraq

As the war inside Iraq continues, malnutrition is an increasing threat among children. UNICEF is rushing to provide desperately needed food for children under the age of 5.

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Ebola outbreak: WFP rushes food aid to restricted areas

Ebola outbreak: WFP rushes food aid to restricted areas

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is launching a relief mission to feed around 1 million people in countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus.

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School breakfast vital to fight hunger in America

School breakfast vital to fight hunger in America

Feeding America’s report on the hunger crisis facing this country reveals where we can improve child nutrition programs. School breakfast is one of those areas.

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How an exercise app fights hunger in America

How an exercise app fights hunger in America

The next time you see someone walking, running or biking they could very well be helping feed the hungry. A movement called Charity Miles has generated significant support for food banks across the country.

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Charity Milers feeding children in the Philippines

Charity Milers feeding children in the Philippines

Thousands of runners, walkers and bikers have joined the Charity Miles movement over the last two years. Using this free app, they have taken fitness to a new level of helping social causes. Every mile exercised means a donation to charity via the app.

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Update on summer feeding at Cincinnati libraries

Update on summer feeding at Cincinnati libraries

The Cincinnati Public Library just wrapped up its feeding program for children this summer. The Library distributed meals at fourteen of its branch locations. This was an expansion of feeding sites over the previous year.

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