How Three Organizations Are Using Link2Feed to Fight Hunger

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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

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

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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.

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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

Force Multiplier Podcast Episode 1: Addressing Hidden Hunger in our Communities

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Hunger. The good news, this change is coming slowly with organizations shifting focus and adopting new policies and programs to promote healthier, more balanced lifestyles to increase options and opportunities, especially for those facing real hunger.”. Food insecurity.

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.

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 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

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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

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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

Fight Hunger Viral Video Contest

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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.

'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

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

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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.

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

Ending hunger is serious fun with Heifer Village: Nepal

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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

Nonprofits Require Immediate Communication To Serve Immediate Needs

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When you think of hunger, severe weather or abandoned animals, I’d be willing to bet your first thought isn’t “that can wait.” These are all pressing, immediate issues, requiring quick intervention — often from local nonprofits — to save lives. Mobile Online Fundraising

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.

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.

Even More Apps to Address Food Insecurity in 2021

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The United Nations World Food Programme predicts that, due to COVID-19, the number of people experiencing hunger will double.

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.

Our EveryAction Hero: Feeding Wisconsin

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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.

2021 M+R Benchmarks Study finds online giving to nonprofits surged by 32% in 2020

Charity Village

Organizations working to address hunger and poverty saw a stunning 173 percent increase in online revenue — a critical influx of support as […].

At the table with Share Our Strength | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

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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Walmart Canada announces $6.6 million contribution to Food Banks Canada

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Walmart Canada has officially wrapped up its most successful Fight Hunger. Spark Change fundraising campaign ever in support of Food Banks Canada. The retailer, with the support of its customers and participating suppliers, contributed $6.6

New Intranet for Feeding America | Beaconfire Wire

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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?

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How Successful Nonprofits Invest, and Reinvest, in their Online Presence

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A few years ago, Hunger Solutions New York (HSNY) targeted service providers as their primary audience. HSNY’s website now also targets individuals looking for hunger-relief services for themselves and their families, and offers content that reflects this shift, such as a SNAP pre-screening tool. By Maria De La Guardia , design director and brand strategist at Bureau for Good , a design agency that helps nonprofits explain why they matter across digital and print media.

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Spotlight on We Can End This with Scott Henderson

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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 Mashable.com.

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

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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.

Read all about it: The 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study is here

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Here: Nonprofits working to alleviate Hunger and Poverty reported a 173% increase in online revenue. Read time: 2 minutes. We are excited to report that the 2021 M+R Benchmarks Study is ready for you. Go explore the findings, charts, and analysis at mrbenchmarks.com. .

13 of the Best Nonprofit Videos from the Last 13 Years

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World Hunger: A Billion for a Billion. YouTube launched almost 13 years ago on February 14, 2005 and you got to give credit to the early adopter nonprofits active on YouTube in its early years. These early adopters were also embracing Myspace when the vast majority of nonprofits hadn’t yet had their aha moment about social media. Today, approximately 72% of internet traffic is video and one billion hours of that video is watched daily on YouTube.

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22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

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5) The causes that donors give to on GivingTuesday: Hunger and homelessness – 13%. #GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1 and below are important data about GivingTuesday donors to help your nonprofit create a successful campaign.