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Breakfast Is The Answer As Schools Get Smart

Good things happen when first period is breakfast
Mar 6, 2015 10:00 am

No Kid Hungry's "Hunger in Our Schools" project suggests a modification of the existing breakfast services, supporting the idea of students eating breakfast together as part of first period. Currently, kids have to enroll in a program, get up much earlier and wait in line. Who wants to sacrifice 15 minutes of social studies for cereal and fruit so you can learn until lunch? Everyone, right?

Meanwhile, In Saudi Arabia: A Charity Refrigerator Feeds Hungry Neighbors

Sharing your leftover food has never been so easy
May 15, 2014 1:00 pm

This photo was tweeted by influential Saudi theologian and imam Sheikh Mohamad al-Arefe to his nearly 9 million followers, praising the anonymous man's innovative "indirect" spin on charity and encouraging others to do the same. Behold: simple genius powered by social media and just a smidge of electricity. Read all about it, after the jump. 

Video: Aarón Sánchez Partners With WhyHunger

Chopped judge is non-profit's first chef ambassador
Nov 20, 2013 3:30 pm

NYC-based chef Aarón Sánchez (of Chopped fame) is partnering with WhyHunger as the organization’s first chef ambassador. A video of the chef talking about his work with the non-profit, after the jump.

Introducing The Newest Superfood...Ramen?

Japanese noodles may be world's most diverse food
Aug 22, 2013 3:00 pm
Photo: James Kim

McDonald’s loves to brag about having served over one billion individuals. But did you know that a single food item sold over 100 billion servings worldwide – yes, that’s around 14 servings per person on Earth – in one calendar year? That would be instant ramen. We take a closer look at this "virtually unstoppable phenomenon."

Food Film Review: A Place At The Table

Like Food, Inc.? Now it's time to fight hunger.
Feb 26, 2013 10:02 am

There's A Place At The Table for fans of 2009 Oscar-nominated food documentary trailblazer Food Inc., opening in theaters and available on iTunes and On Demand this Friday, March 1. This full-length documentary tackles the next issue after giant food corporations' effects on American agriculture: chronic hunger for 50 million despite the fact that our country produces more than enough to feed every citizen. 

Movie Preview: Go See 'A Place At The Table,' Opening March 1st

Colicchio, Jeff Bridges say nutritious food for all
Feb 14, 2013 5:02 pm

The production companies who put together Food, Inc. have a new film, A Place At The Table, premiering March 1. Instead of tackling the corporations making and pushing unhealthy food, Tom Colicchio and Jeff Bridges want you to meet Americans who can't afford to think about it.

NYC: Dine Out To End Hunger

Helping feed people who need it most
Nov 6, 2012 11:31 am

Dine Out To End Hunger happens this Wednesday and Thursday night, with profits from participating restaurants helping fund a program to feed the hungry in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood. More info about this worthy cause after the jump. 

Mr. Big Has A Beef With Hunger In America

Chris Noth and BV Wines stump for hunger relief
Oct 23, 2012 9:01 am
Chris Noth photo

Actor Chris Noth has teamed up with Beaulieu Vineyards to help fight hunger in America. He talks about the project, his soon-to-reopen music venue The Cutting Room, his favorite food spots in NYC and more in this interview.

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