Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti – National World Kindness Day

Ericka Riker FCE

Kindness is contagious, so let’s spread it around the world! November 13th is celebrated internationally as World Kindness Day. Introduced by the World Kindness Movement in 1998, many countries observe this day each year. This international holiday encourages people to partake in random acts of kindness, focusing on the positive power that connects us all together. 10 Random Acts of …
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5 Benefits of Hosting a Hunger Project for Your Company

Madison Firios CSR, FCE

1. Increase Employee Engagement It shows in a company whether their employees are involved, excited and committed to their work. When employee morale is low, productivity suffers. A report issued by Realized Worth states that “for companies where employees were more engaged than not, their profitability jumped by 16%, general productivity was 18% higher than other companies, [and] customer loyalty …
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National Pasta Day: How Will You Celebrate?

Julie Mast FCE

Pasta has been a staple in diets around the world for decades. While most of us typically think of Italy when it comes to its origins, many sources claim it was most likely developed in Asia. There are several myths as to how it spread from Asia to Europe. However, no one truly knows exactly how pasta traveled the globe. …

International Day of the Girl Child

Ericka Riker FCE

Today, October 11th, is International Day of the Girl Child. Created by the United Nations back in 2012, this holiday is a youth-led movement whose mission is “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach their full potential.” Each year, they address a specific concern facing young …
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15,000 Meals Distributed by a Helping Hand in Venezuela

Julie Mast FCE, Impact

Jehiel Guzman: A Hometown Hunger Hero Venezuela is currently struggling with a country-wide crisis. The economic and political crisis has taken a huge toll on the people, making food supply scarce for a majority of the country. The food that is available to most people has little to no nutritional value. Jehiel Guzman is originally from Barquisimeto, Venezuela and currently …
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College H.U.N.K.S. Selects FCE for Franchising Gives Back Award

Ericka Riker FCE

During the 4th annual Franchising Gives Back Awards, the International Franchise Association recognized members who partnered with charitable organizations and celebrated their achievements. This year, College Hunks Hauling Junk’s partnership with Feeding Children Everywhere received The Newcomer Award. The award highlights an initiative created within the past year that directly affects a local community. We are proud of College Hunks …
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Sourcing for Sustainability

Sammy Ford FCE

Feeding Children Everywhere made a sustainability pledge over a year ago and we have stayed committed to our goals. One major way we work to maintain our promise is through our vendors. By partnering with companies that also practice sustainability, we’re able to innovate together to minimize our impact on the earth. We look for partners that practice sustainability through …
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5 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Tight Budget

Shannon Tokumaru FCE

Health issues and poor nutrition are more common when times are tight, but a healthy diet does not have to be impossible. As a part of our programs, we want to provide options to make it easier for everyone to include nutrient packed food in day-to-day life. We had the opportunity to speak with Registered Dietician, Amaris Bradley, and get …

Putting the Fun in Fundraising

Shannon Tokumaru FCE, Hunger Heroes, Interns

School can be hard and so can fundraising. An FCE intern, Katie Brough, found a creative solution for helping students de-stress while raising money for a good cause. Katie recently hosted an event for her college community called Trash-A-Truck, where participants make donations to smash an old vehicle. For the event to be successful, she had to find a venue …

Happy Independence Day!

Sammy Ford FCE, Fed 40, U.S. Hunger

Today, as fireworks light up the sky, we celebrate America’s independence. With grills blazing and sparklers galore, we thank all of those who have dedicated their lives to making this country what it is today. At Feeding Children Everywhere, we understand that not everyone has the financial freedom to know when they will get their next meal. With the help …