The Birthday Gift That Keeps On Giving

communications intern Hunger Heroes, Why Hunger?

One birthday donation can spark change in a community. At just 7 years old, a young world-changer from Texas realized the importance of helping end hunger. While he was with his family eating dinner, Pranav expressed that he wanted to help children that go hungry every day. After doing some searching, his mother found Feeding Children Everywhere. She told him …

Surveying The Land

Jaelyn Taylor Sustainability, Why Hunger?

Modern society has made tremendous advancements in technology, healthcare, and other industries that have improved the economic output and quality of life for most of the world. Much of the world though, faces a different reality considering that more than 60% of the global population still depends on agriculture as their only source of income. Ninety percent of agricultural lands …

Ending Hunger and Empowering Women

Jaelyn Taylor Sustainability, Why Hunger?

As 2019 slides into its last few months, women in the United States anticipate the centennial celebration of women’s suffrage. A hundred years has allowed much to be done for women’s rights and gender equality, especially in developing countries around the world; however, there are still miles to go. The United Nations has acknowledged these gender-based inequalities and in 2015, …

A Sustainable Future is #Goals

Rachel Douglass Sustainability, Why Hunger?

If you’re someone like me, you’re thinking of what you’re going to have for dinner while you’re eating lunch. It’s common to plan vacations around places to eat while exploring a new or beloved city. It’s a tradition to gather around tables during holidays and share food with our loved ones. It’s a part of our culture. We know how …

Affordable Fresh Produce For All

Rachel Douglass Full Cart, Impact, Why Hunger?

It’s no surprise that the rising cost of food in the United States is making it increasingly difficult for families to have access to healthy and fresh options. We know that fresh produce and nutrient-rich food is very important to maintain a healthy diet. Yet, millions of Americans are living in food deserts or facing a sudden job loss or …

“The Earth is What We All Have in Common.” -Wendell Berry

Rachel Douglass Why Hunger?

Happy Earth Day from all of us at Feeding Children Everywhere! This day was founded in the United States in 1970 by US Senator Gaylord Nelson but has since gone global with the 1990 founding of the Earth Day Network. Now celebrated in 193 countries, Earth Day promotes environmental awareness with a variety of community events focused on creating sustainable …

At the Easter Dinner Table

Rachel Douglass Why Hunger?

Easter season is a lovely time of year. There aren’t many other holidays on the calendar which allow for time with family and friends to gather around a table and feel less rushed and more like a treat…as it should. The hustle and bustle of other holidays is distant and the shift in weather makes for an enjoyable time outdoors …
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Back to School: Too Hungry to Think

Molly Slicker Why Hunger?

Have You Ever Been Hungry? Imagine before lunch you’re giving a presentation, in an important meeting or driving to pick your kids up from a soccer game. Then, everything seems to start late, run long, or you’re stuck in traffic. The closer you get to when your body says it’s lunchtime, the closer you get to losing your cool. You’re …

The Shocking Reality of Food Deserts in America

Dave Green Why Hunger?

Imagine for a moment living your entire life without being able to shop at a grocery store. You’re forced to go without fresh fruits or vegetables, and even have no access to the basic ingredients required for a healthy home-cooked meal. All of your meals would be resorting to fast food or processed junk food that you purchased at the …