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

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Fighting Hunger at the Holidays

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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


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

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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

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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

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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.

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.

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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.

Fight Hunger: Video Contest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media 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.

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

A Farm Bill Should Not Increase Hunger in America

Beaconfire Wire

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 Take a moment and contact your legislators and support them in their figh t. Advocacy Current Affairs Marketing Our Clients

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 (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.

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

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.

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.

Ending hunger is serious fun with Heifer Village: Nepal

Beaconfire Wire

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.

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.

Our EveryAction Hero: Feeding Wisconsin


With over 750 affiliate agencies across the state of Wisconsin, Feeding Wisconsin is dedicated to eradicating hunger and improving their community. Our mission is to help our food banks as well as our partners and stakeholders fight hunger and improve health and strengthen communities. We work to help improve the conditions for food banks and food pantries and also to ensure that people who are at risk of hunger have easy access to a meal.

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.

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.

Social Media Breakfast Boston: Help Leverage A Tyson Foods Gift of Protein for Boston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Before you read any further, go over to Tyson Foods and c omment on this post about hunger in Massachusetts. This comments for food concept was first implemented very successfully by the Austin Social Media Club during August's Hunger Awareness Month HAM Tweetup. Social Media Breakfast Boston View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: givelist giving ). For every comment, Tyson Foods will donate 100 pounds of protein to the Boston Food Bank.

7 Year-End Campaigns to Study for a Stellar Fundraising Season


Hunger Task Force. The Hunger Task Force includes end of year calls-to-action throughout their winter newsletter. The year is almost over but nonprofits around the world are busy with year-end giving , all leading up to one of the largest giving days of the year: December 31st. With December in full swing and the pressure of living up to arguably the best fundraising month, we know things can get overwhelming.

Social Media Breakfast Leverages Two Truckloads of Tyson Food Donation for 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. . The theme for Social Media Breakfast #11 in Boston this morning was " Social Media for Social Good." To kick off the event, Bob Collins and I organized a call to action for the group. Social Media Breakfast View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

6 Twitter Tactics for Busy Nonprofits

John Haydon

Feeding America uses Twitter to encourage people to act in the fight to end hunger. In the tweet below, they want you to ask your senator to sponsor the Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act of 2015. They’re smart about the tweets they post, they say thanks (a lot), and they spend time network weaving […]. The post 6 Twitter Tactics for Busy Nonprofits appeared first on John Haydon. Content Marketing

Spotlight on We Can End This with Scott Henderson


We Can End This is a yearlong initiative focused on sparking innovation and broader engagement in the movement to end hunger in America. It's official kickoff went down at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2010 much like the Pledge to End Hunger did in 2009. On top of unvailing the new movement at SXSW a new website was launched and a frontpage promotion was put on

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Purpose at PIMCO | The Power of Partnerships & Knowing Your Why

Connection Cafe

Our new, fully integrated framework, which aligns focus with firm leadership, personal interests and the sustainable development goals of hunger and gender equality, is: Purpose at PIMCO. We believe that hunger (Goal 2) and gender equality (Goal 5) are fundamental issues critical to human development and sustainable worldwide economic growth. Here are some examples of how we partner for change: Hunger (Goal 2). What Community Engagement Means at PIMCO.

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At the table with Share Our Strength | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Their mission of “No Kid Hungry&# is one we stand behind and their 10 point strategy for ending childhood hunger in America is smart and effective. In parallel, we’re helping out on their holiday fundraising, which for the first time will include alternative gifts to fight childhood hunger in the United States.

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New Intranet for Feeding America | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Feeding America is the nation’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Geek TV: 10 Best Alternatives to Online GeekTV in 2019

Find the free stuff

Do you find it hard to get a reliable site to feed your hunger for great movies or video experience conveniently? Are you a movie enthusiast who is looking for a platform that is worth your time and money? If yes, worry no more because this article will explain your queries. With the growing number. The post Geek TV: 10 Best Alternatives to Online GeekTV in 2019 appeared first on TV shows

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Spread the Love and #BAD11

Connection Cafe

This year, Blog Action Day’s focus is FOOD as it coincides with World Food Day that aims to increase awareness, understanding and fuel year-around action to alleviate hunger. The stats on world hunger are staggering: According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, close to one billion people are chronically hungry. Hunger is the world’s No. Take Action Against Hunger. Here are five ways to act against global hunger from the ONE campaign.

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Charities latch onto 'crowdsourcing' -

AFP Blog

Charities latch onto ''crowdsourcing'' - : Instead of looking for a few large donors, they''re finding that acquiring many small ones is an effective way to battle homelessness, poverty, hunger, and so on. Instead of narrow appeals tied to specific events or drives – as has long been done for charity walks and races – philanthropic groups are using the power of the Internet to expand their fundraising to a mass audience at a much lower cost than traditional methods.

5 Corporate Philanthropy Examples to Inspire Your CSR Strategy

Givinga Blog

Kraft Heinz’s Rise Against Hunger Partnership. Several years ago, Kraft Heinz began a digital giving campaign called Huddle to Fight Hunger. After a successful first campaign the arrangement evolved into a permanent partnership with Rise Against Hunger, an international nonprofit that’s working to end world hunger. Together, Kraft Heinz and Rise Against Hunger have held an annual meal packaging event for the last three years.

Achieving the SDGs: Taking Action for the 2030 Agenda In Your Community

Connection Cafe

“We can end hunger around the world by 2030.”. When you consider a goal like ending hunger, you have a couple of choices. This 15-year initiative aims to tackle 17 areas of need across the world, from eradicating hunger to fostering responsible production and consumption to ensuring everyone has access to a quality education. Now, back to our big “end hunger” goal. Something like ending hunger isn’t a challenge that’s confined to developing nations.

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Daily DoGooder: Food Insecurity, how it happens and what you can do

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Food Insecurity, how it happens and what you can do | 2:59 British Red Cross Why are some communities more vulnerable to hunger and famine? There are many reasons, which together add up to food insecurity, the world’s no.1 health risk. On this Thanksgiving day we present a [.]. Daily DoGooder

How to write a Strong Nonprofit Mission Statement [Template + Examples]

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Project Concern International: PCI’s mission is to empower people to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship. Oxfam : To create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger, and social injustice. How to write a Strong Nonprofit Mission Statement [Template + Examples].

10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day


Providing tools for sustainable change to populations most vulnerable to hunger, violence, and disease, CARE has earned its place in the hall of fame of nonprofits continuing to make the world a better place. To make that vision a reality, they work tirelessly to combat the conditions that cause poverty, hunger, and social justice. August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, an annual reminder that humanitarian crises around the world are far from over.

Mom, What Day is Dinner?

Connection Cafe

Lindsi and her team used compelling imagery in a multi-channel approach to raise more than a quarter million dollars to fight hunger in their community. Author: Cheryl Black. Lindsi Gish, Communications Manager for Second Harvest Heartland , recently told us her story about a successful integrated marketing and fundraising campaign known as "What Day is Dinner".

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Everywun Wants Your Clicks

Robert Weiner

The article makes this sound like a new idea, but The Hunger Site (and their later projects for breast cancer, children’s health, literacy, rain forest protection, and animal rescue) has been doing this since 1999. The Hunger Site started out as a pure click-to-give site (for every click a corporate sponsor makes a set donation), but diversified its fundraising techniques after the last economic downturn.

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Daily DoGooder: Hungry Kate: The Girl With A Belly Ache

See What's Out There

This animation of Kate’s reality in changing from ‘normalcy’ to ‘hunger’ presents a scenario which may seem distant but which [.]. Change the world, one video at a time.Hungry Kate: The Girl With A Belly Ache | 2:02 Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank Pictorial analogies have a way of hitting home those concepts which seem distant and removed. Daily DoGooder