How Three Organizations Are Using Link2Feed to Fight Hunger

TechSoup

alone, more than 35 million people experienced hunger in 2019. In the U.S. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, an additional 42 million people, including 13 million children, could be added to that list. Web Development Impact Stories

Addressing Hunger Together: Submit Your Ideas for the Next Impact Labs

Saleforce Nonprofit

That’s why hunger is such a complex and urgent issue. With 690 million people dealing with hunger — nearly nine percent of the global population — the impacts of inequitable access to food and nutrition have a ripple effect that reaches every corner of society.

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A powerful new tool to combat hunger and homelessness

Candid

The response was clear: In that moment, our donors were focused most on hunger and homelessness in the United States, two interwoven problems that have been greatly exacerbated by the ripple effects of COVID-19. .

Kraft Heinz Company Foundation Commits $12 million to Rise Against Hunger

NonProfit PRO

Extending a partnership that began in 2013, Kraft Heinz Company Foundation announced a major donation to an international hunger nonprofit organization to help alleviate world hunger.

Four Food Charities Fighting Hunger Locally During a Pandemic

TechSoup

We spoke to four food security organizations in Colombia, Portugal, South Africa, and the United States to better understand the challenges facing organizations working in food security and the ways the pandemic has shifted operations for them. Operations Tech Planning

Food Charities Create Networks of Resiliency with the Tackle Hunger Map

TechSoup

In 2020, one in five U.S. residents sought out food assistance. That was an increase of 50 percent from the year before, according to Feeding America. The increased need continues to be seen across the country as families contend with rising costs of living.

Fighting Hunger at the Holidays

Wild Apricot

We're joining with VolunteerMatch to help fight hunger over the holidays. Here is some insight into hunger in North America and food banks that are easing hunger in our communities. Non-profits

Measuring World Hunger Day

Beth Kanter

” What we talk about is the idea of taking baby steps in measurement to build the practice and you won’t be able to do that if you attempt to measurement too many things and collect too much data. In this case study, there are many things that World Hunger Day could measure, but they focused on engagement and measuring along the ladder of engagement. Measuring World Hunger Day – a guest post by Geoff Livingston.

Lillian D. Singh Joins Share Our Strength as Senior VP of Family Economic Opportunity

NonProfit PRO

Share Our Strength, a national anti-hunger organization has appointed Lillian D. Hunger/Homelessness Lillian D. Singh as its new Senior Vice President of Family Economic Opportunity.

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Overcoming COVID-Positive Cases While Maintaining the Same Level of Care to Those in Need

NonProfit PRO

Hunger/HomelessnessThe COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges for nonprofits, especially organizations that work directly with vulnerable populations, like Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, the oldest and largest homeless shelter in Philadelphia.

Cash: A Vital Way to Support Families in Need

Charity Navigator

Action Against Hunger , a 4-Star rated nonprofit earning a Leadership & Adaptability beacon, shares a key strategic humanitarian approach, utilized by non-governmental organizations in times of crisis to effectively deliver on their mission.

2021 Lifetime Achievement: Atul Tandon

NonProfit PRO

Awards Hunger/HomelessnessAtul Tandon may have started his career in the for-profit world, but his decision to serve the world’s extreme poor has led to NonProfit PRO recognizing him with 2021’s Lifetime Achievement award.

I'm Taking the Pledge Against Hunger, Won't You?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Foodbanks, soup kitchens, and many other nonprofits that address the hunger issue are being hit by a triple whammy. That's why I'm taking the pledge to end hunger because if we all do a little bit - it can go a long way. PledgeToEndHunger.com , a website designed to shine a bright light on the very real problem of childhood hunger in America. To become a Champion, all you need to do is: Sign the Hunger Pledge. Tags: hunger It's hard times.

A Free Agent for Hunger: Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project

Beth Kanter

Sue Kerr has put her social media savvy to work to fight hunger in the Greater Pittsburgh area and save the environment. We plan to repeat every September to honor Hunger Action Month.” Many nonprofits, particularly smaller organizations, say their biggest challenge to using social media effectively is that they don’t have the time or staff.

A Farm Bill Should Not Increase Hunger in America

Allegiance Group

Our friends at Feeding America not only provide much needed meals to hungry Americans every day, they also work hard to protect anti-hunger programs like Food Stamps. Their efforts to ensure that these programs aren’t cut from the next version of the Farm Bill is the featured action of the day on Care2.com. Take a moment and contact your legislators and support them in their figh t. Advocacy Current Affairs Marketing Our Clients

Fight Hunger: Video Contest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

FightHunger.org is a division of the UN World Food Programme set up to help end child hunger by 2015 which is part of the first Millenium Development Goal They have just launched a viral video contest and are looking for a short, upbeat videos about ending child hunger.

New App-based Nonprofit Aims at Curing Hunger | News - KEYT

AFP Blog

New App-based Nonprofit Aims at Curing Hunger | News - KEYT : "1Family 1Restaurant is a innovative new web based/mobile app program with a goal to cure family hunger in America. What we do is connect restaurants, pantry partners and people in the community to give those in need food insecure individuals a dinning experience at a restaurant,” said Panagoti. " 'via Blog this

The Front Lines of Hunger

Connection Cafe

on the hunger front lines of Thanksgiving Day Author: Blair Naylor. It’s that time of year when the holidays just start barrel rolling into one another and before you know it, they’re over and it’s 2012. So before all that happens, I wanted to share an amazing Client story from the Food Bank For New York City (FBNYC). Thanksgiving is obviously a busy time of year for food banks. With over 1.5

Try Eating for $4 a Day. Join The Hunger Challenge

Have Fun - Do Good

I didn't, until I read about the San Francisco Food Bank's Hunger Challenge. Last year, 6 food bloggers and recipe developers tried to eat 3 meals on $3 per day during the 2008 San Francisco Food Bank's Hunger Challenge. This year, Hunger Challenge participants will try to eat 3 meals for $4 per day, per person, during the week of September 20-26, 2009. Hat tip to Tyson Foods Hunger Relief 's post Hunger Twitterers ). food bank hunger food stamp blogger

'Spoontember' Campaign Aims to Spur Action on Hunger - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

AFP Blog

Spoontember' Campaign Aims to Spur Action on Hunger - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "National food-bank network Feeding America is running a monthlong multimedia effort branding September as "Spoontember" to raise awareness and spur giving to combat hunger, writes Digiday." 'via

Fight Hunger Viral Video Contest

Have Fun - Do Good

They are looking for an, "upbeat viral video that spreads the word about ending child hunger by 2015." hunger video contestIn 2006, 760,000 people in 118 countries and 420 locations walked as part of the Walk the World campaign. Now FightHunger.org (a project of the UN World Food Program and partners) is launching a Walk the World Viral Video Contest.

Fight Hunger Announces Video Content Winner!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month I interviewed the Web Team over at Fight Hunger I got an email from Cordelia SalterNour telling me that they've selected a winner for their video contest. A little bit NPTech blog kismet, someone just the other day raised the question: "What's good or useful about user-generated content and what's just entertaining or cute?" " Cordelia's answer: For us it's perfect - it combines all the messages we wanted to get across in a neat, engaging video.

5 Important Marketing Lessons Nonprofits Can Learn From The Hunger Games

Connection Cafe

Fans’ obsession with the Hunger Games saga isn’t by chance. As a Hunger Games fanatic (if Disney creates a Panem-based theme park, I’ll be first in line to visit the Capitol), I’ve been thinking about how nonprofits can learn from the phenomenon and generate this type of dedicated following. Here are a few nonprofit marketing lessons from the Hunger Games that might just change the way you approach building your fan base. Hunger Games Lesson 2: Your People Are Important.

Fight Hunger's Click To Feed A Child Campaign Facebook App

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today I discovered the Fight Hunger's Click to Feed a Child. I also discovered a group called " I will donate $1 for every person that joins this group to Fight Hunger " which is being organized by some super activists high school kids.). I'm sure that the Fight Hunger folks are vigorously tracking how many people participate in the campaign via Facebook, how many actually opt in to give name or do shopping on the site or support them in other ways.

Ending hunger is serious fun with Heifer Village: Nepal

Allegiance Group

Heifer International, Beaconfire, and Forge FX have teamed up to launch Heifer Village: Nepal – an online game that takes players deep into the lives of Nepalese villagers who are striving to overcome poverty and hunger. Heifer is a non-profit organization that uses an innovative and proven method to reduce poverty and hunger around the world: they give families living in poverty the gift of a goat, chicken, or other farm animal, along with training in sustainable farming practices.

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NPO Event Blog: Hunger Walk

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy White at Full Circle found a great example of a ngo event blog called "Walk the World. Thanks Nancy! Gotta track down Michael and interview him. perhaps after the event is over

Second Life Joins Worldwide Effort to End Child Hunger

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On Sunday, 13 May 2007, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and partners are teaming up to call for an end to child hunger. Fight Hunger: Walk the World??? There will also be an opportunity to donate to help end child hunger in real life by donating in donation boxes surrounding the Auditorium. Hundreds of thousands of people across the globe are expected to literally ???Fight to raise awareness and funds to assist the world's poorest children.

Hunger Is A Global and Local Issue: Some Ways To Take Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" Hunger is not only local issue, but also a global one. So, while we were in the grocery store picking up some extra canned goods, I was thinking about the different hunger awareness campaigns that have come across my email this past week or two - and wondering how I might creatively take some personal action myself (beyond buying a few extra canned goods during our weekly grocery trip). obesity and chronic hunger and malnutrition. Photo by Danamdefebbo.

Great reads from around the web on June 15th

Amy Sample Ward

" Case Study: Feeding America and the Spark Generator | Call2Action – Great case study about Feeding America's recent multi-channel campaign: "Feeding America is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. They work in tandem with a nationwide network of member food banks in the fight to end hunger. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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A Round Up of Food Charities and Causes to Fight Hunger

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Send A Postcard from the Hunger site As we approach the annual Thanksgiving feast , there are more than 850 million people in the world who go hungry. In developing countries, nearly 11 million children die every year from preventable and treatable, with 60% of these deaths from hunger and malnutrition. I thought I'd highlight a few charitable organizations that are working to end hunger and some opportunities for donations.

New Food Banks Canada research shows 7 million Canadians report going hungry

Charity Village

More Canadians report they are facing hunger and food insecurity due to rising inflation and housing costs, according to newly released data from Food Banks Canada.

Fundraisers, what do we need to do now?

Hands on Fundraising

There’s war, there’s sickness, there’s hunger, there’s injustice, there’s needless death. We live in frustrating, pain-inducing times. Uvalde hit me hard. Those little ones and what they went through! It’s easy to feel powerless. But fundraisers, we need to act.

An Interview with the Web Team at Fight Hunger (4 out of 5 women)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meet the Fight Hunger Web Team From left: Anna Yl??-Kauttu, e Forsyth-Sommer, Cordelia Salter-Nour, and Emanuele Quinto - photo in flickr with bios Fight Hunger is a division of the UN World Food Programme set up to help end child hunger by 2015 which is part of the first Millennium Development Goal. It is a partnership of UN agencies, NGOs, businesses, schools, universities, communities and individuals who all believe that we can work together to end child hunger.

2021 Nonprofit Professionals of the Year

NonProfit PRO

From improving healthcare to ending world hunger to eliminating LGBTQ youth suicide, our 2021 Nonprofit Professionals of the Year honorees have had such a profound impact on making the world a better place.

DonorPerfect CommUNITY Conference Highlights: Rave Reviews & Recordings

DonorPerfect

Nathan Harris, Vickey Schwoeffermann, Vivien Trinh, Celia Ferrer The Community Philanthropy team at Oregon Food Bank recently transformed their approach to resourcing an end to hunger and hunger’s root causes. Community-Based Fundraising with Oregon Food Bank C.

Share Our Strength President and CEO Tom Nelson To Retire

NonProfit PRO

After 10 years of dedicated service to their mission to end hunger and poverty in the U.S. and abroad, Share Our Strength’s President and CEO Tom Nelson will retire effective June 30, 2022. News/Stats/Studies Koya Partners No Kid Hungry campaign Retire Retirement Share Our Strength Tom Nelso

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Why Social Movements Require Entrepreneurial Values

Blue Avocado

When the news broke a few months back about my nonprofit Swipe Out Hunger acquiring the College and University Food Bank Alliance (CUFBA), we received an overwhelming positive response alongside a dose of skepticism about the term “acquire.”

Happy Thanksgiving!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

According to the Food Research and Action Center , more than 36 million people lived in households in America struggling against hunger in 2007. Hunger isn't just a problem in America. In developing countries, nearly 11 million children die every year from preventable and treatable diseases, with 60% of these deaths from hunger and malnutrition. I thought I'd highlight a few charitable organizations that are working to end hunger and some opportunities for donations.

North Texas Food Bank Receives $10.5 Million Gift from Perot Family

NonProfit PRO

The Perot donation will give immediate and lasting support to the fight against hunger. The gift provides $10 million that will be permanently invested in the NTFB’s Feeding North Texas Foundation. News/Stats/Studies donation Food bank North Texas Food Bank nourish north texas Perot Family

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CommUNITY Conference – SESSION SPOTLIGHT: Oregon Food Bank Community Philanthropy Team

DonorPerfect

COMMUNITY CONFERENCE | OCTOBER 5-6, 2021 REGISTER FREE NOW In January 2020, the Community Philanthropy team at Oregon Food Bank embarked upon a transformational paradigm shift in their philosophical and practical approach to resourcing an end to hunger and hunger’s root causes.

How Nonprofits Can Steward Corporate Donors on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The two organizations are partners that share the same cause – fighting hunger – yet they have different philosophies and audiences, leading them to pursue different approaches with fundraising and communications.

The Tyson Truck Arrived Today at the Boston Food Bank

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tyson Foods was willing to donate 100 pounds of protein to the Boston Food Bank per comment on its Hunger Relief blog. (Tyson Foods has perfected a social media strategy that leverages blog comments for food donations as noted on the Fast Company blog.) . That's a lot of chicken, but the work of addressing hunger never ends. Tags: hunger

I'll Text for Food

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Hunger is a serious issue in America, especially in these hard times. Amy Sherman, who does the Cooking With Amy blog, participated in the Hunger Challenge along with several Bay Area food bloggers, including The Kitchn , Tablehopper , Alanna Kellogg , Blog Appetit and The Inadvertent Gardener who documented their experiences of living on $21 a week (a typical Food Stamp allotment). President-elect Obama pledged to end childhood hunger by 2015 during his presidential campaign.