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PUSH Your University To Join The Fight Against Hunger

There are 805 million hungry people in the world—you’ve likely seen this and other numbers about food security. Ending hunger is a daunting task. But as a student, you can help fight it. Encourage your university to get involved by signing the Presidents United to Solve Hunger (PUSH) commitment to make food and nutrition a priority on campus. Post date: 11/07/2014 - 20:26

Tell Your Classmates: Aim For Zero Hunger This World Food Day

A world with Zero Hunger is something to celebrate, but we’re still some way off. This World Food Day, 16 October, WFP is highlighting how the push towards Zero Hunger is part of our efforts to build brighter futures around the world and sharing some of the reasons why fulfilling this goal is so important. Post date: 10/09/2014 - 16:23

Anti-Hunger Champion Memorialized In School Bearing His Name

“A nutritious, balanced school lunch for every child is the best investment we can make in the health, education and global society of the future.” Those words form former U.S. Senator George McGovern (in his book, “The Third Freedom: Ending Hunger in Our Time”) hang proudly in a most appropriate place – a cafeteria in a school named for him. Post date: 09/26/2014 - 16:51

9 Countries Where Students Are Happy They Went To School Today

The promise of daily food can change how a student, and a family, looks a going to school. In partnership with local governments across the developing world, WFP provides school meals, which encourage families to keep sending their children to class each day and improve focus among the students. Post date: 07/25/2014 - 15:57