Tackling Hunger



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Feeding America

http://feedingamerica.org/
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Feeding America is the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. Feeding America also supports programs that improve food security among the people they serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry.


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Foodtank

http://www.foodtank.com/

Food Tank is a non-profit organization (501C3) focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. They spotlight environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks of people, organizations, and content to push for food system change.


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Feed The Children

http://www.feedthechildren.org/
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Feed The Children is a Christian, international relief organization that delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to individuals, children and families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty or natural disaster. A key goal is to help families in need move past needing help and into becoming self-sufficient members of their community.


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CARE

http://www.care.org
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Their mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. They are advocates for global responsibility. They facilitate lasting change by:


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Meals on Wheels Association of America

http://www.mowaa.org
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The Meals On Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Territories. These local programs are our MOWAA Members. The mission of Meals On Wheels Association of America is to see that no senior goes hungry. MOWAA empowers community programs to improve health and quality of life.


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Bread for the City

http://www.breadforthecity.org
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The mission of Bread for the City is to provide vulnerable residents of Washington, DC, with comprehensive services, including food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. They recognize that all people share a common humanity, and that all are responsible to themselves and to society as a whole. Therefore, they promote the mutual collaboration of clients, volunteers, donors, staff, and other community partners to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty and to rectify the conditions that perpetuate it.


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Capital Area Food Bank

http://www.CapitalAreaFoodBank.org
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The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank is to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area by acquiring food and distributing it through our network of member agencies; and to educate, empower and enlighten the community about the issues of hunger and nutrition.


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Food & Friends

http://www.foodandfriends.org
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Food & Friends fosters a community caring for men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition counseling.


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So Others Might Eat (SOME)

http://www.some.org
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SOME (So Others Might Eat) is an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. They meet the immediate daily needs of the people they serve with food, clothing, and health care. They help break the cycle of homelessness by offering services, such as affordable housing, job training, addiction treatment, and counseling, to the poor, the elderly and individuals with mental illness.


 

This page was last modified on: December 25, 2014
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