Event Announcement: World Food Day

Event announcement:
World Food Day (WFD) – 16 October 2011

World Food Day - 16 October World Food Day is a yearly event put together by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to raise funds to feed the world’s chronically hungry.

[T]here have never been so many hungry people in the world.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2010

World Food Day is on October 16 to remind us that every day there are empty bowls and critically hungry people world wide.

Let’s make every day World Food Day.

World Food Day: Fill the Cup

 

fill the cup

The online billion – (that’s you, by the way) – has to step up and help the hungry billion… How? By spreading the word, and by making people think…

There are impoverished and hungry people everywhere in the world. And there are many organizations attempting to feed these people. Here are just a few possibilities. Please look in your community for others:

Please remember when giving your donations to ensure that the relief agency you have chosen already has operations set up in the area. Also, it’s a good idea to ask their advice about whether it is best to specify “greatest need” on your donation. They know best where the moneys really need to go.

And don’t forget about these sites online.

 

 

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