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Introducing the Kenya Food and Nutrition Team

By Paul Odongo At Feed the Children, we couldn’t do our work without the support of individuals, corporations and organizations—people like you. Your gifts help us attract and hire top-notch staff who implement our programs here and around the world—who help create a world where no child goes to bed hungry. Today we’d like you to […]
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Update: Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, the Caribbean’s worst storm in nearly a decade, hit Haiti on Oct. 5th and a few days later made landfall in the United States. The impact on both Haiti and the United States was vast. 1.4 million Haitian people were in immediate need of humanitarian assistance, more than 40% were children. In addition, […]
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Child Hunger in America: Gracie and Annalise’s story

Meet Gracie and Annalise (names have been changed to protect the privacy of those we serve). Gracie is 11 and Annalise is just 5. They are both so young, but already know how tough life can be. “My sister has headaches and migraines and seizures,” explains Gracie. Their mom, Carrie, adds, “I’ve got to make […]
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Gerlyn Gets a Toilet

Gerlyn is an 8 year old girl living in The Philippines. Her father is a fisherman, but makes less than $100 a month. Her mother does odd jobs, such as cleaning shells or helping seaweed farmers, to earn money for the family. At times the food runs out, which creates sadness and sickness in Gerlyn’s […]
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Chickasaw Nation Packed Promise

Chickasaw Nation Testifies to the Importance of SNAP

In case you missed it, Melinda R. Newport, MS, RD/LD, the Director of WIC and Child Nutrition Programs for the Chickasaw Nation, delivered testimony before the House Agriculture Committee Nov. 16, 2016 on the importance of the SNAP program and reported on the outcome of the Packed Promise project. Funded by a USDA grant (Demonstration […]
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Eunice Maxwel uses a five litre container to draw water from an open deep well at her home Chimbuli Village, Traditional Authority Chakhaza in Dowa District, Central Malawi, October 9, 2014. Eunice and the rest of the village used to draw water from this unsafe well for every usage until Feed the Children Malawi donated a borehole from where the rest of the village meet their water needs. In Malawi Feed the Children is working towards addressing community needs through Child Focused Community Development programmes designed to help underprivileged families and communities achieve self-sufficiency around four programmatic pillars of Food and Nutrition, Health and Water, Education and Livelihoods. PHOTO FEED THE CHILDREN/AMOS GUMULIRA

Top Ten of 2016

While most Americans were paying attention to politics, sports, or pop culture in 2016, they may have missed these major events that impacted the poor and hungry around the world and here in the United States: 1. Passage of the Global Food Security Act (GFSA) – The legislation, which enjoyed broad bipartisan support in both the House and […]
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