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Letter Carriers To Collect Food Across America May 8 in 18th Annual Hunger Drive

The National Association of Letter Carriers is asking everyone to leave non-perishable food items by their mailboxes on Saturday, May 8 as part of...

Adrian Grenier Braves The Snow To Help Fight Hunger

Despite the blustery December weather that hit earlier today in New York City, Hollywood star Adrian Grenier nonetheless was busy lending a hand for...
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European Professional Football Against Hunger

The European Professional Football Leagues joined the UN Food and Agriculture Organization this week to launch a campaign to raise funds and awareness for...
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Drew Barrymore Donates $1 Million To UN Anti-Hunger Plans

American actress Drew Barrymore announced that she would donate $1 million to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) to help the agency feed...

Kids Against Hunger Stems Starvation for 20 Million

Kids who volunteer with Kids Against Hunger learn that no matter how young they may be, they can make a difference. They help to...
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Third Graders Helping to Stop Childhood Hunger

Baking cookies and selling brownies don't seem like solutions that could end childhood hunger, yet, thanks to the Great American Bake Sale Campaign, 5.3...
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Paraguay: Music against Hunger

Tomorrow a group of world-famous artists raise their voices in Paraguay's capital to draw attention to the world's hungry and raise money for food...
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Gates, Rockefeller Charities Take Aim at African Hunger

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation have teamed up to tackle hunger in Africa, starting with a $150 million endowment....
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760,000 people in 118 countries Walk to Eradicate Hunger

Last Sunday, more than 760,000 people took to the streets of more than 100 countries to walk five kilometres in support of Fight Hunger:...

New Therapeutic Approach to Obesity uses Body’s own Hormone to Limit Hunger, Increase Activity

A new therapeutic approach to treating obesity uses a naturally occurring hormone. The best news is that the chemical comes from our own bodies,...

Clicks Against Breast Cancer, and Hunger, and Deforestation, and…

My friend Katharine sent me a message that the Breast Cancer Site was having trouble getting enough people to click on their site for...
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Web Users Fight World Hunger with a Click

Every day you can make a contribution to easing world hunger just by clicking on the "donate free food" button on the internet home...

Good News in History, November 10

50 years ago today, Sesame Street first aired on 180 PBS public television stations using Jim Henson’s puppets to teach letters, numbers, and colors,...

Good News in History, October 8

Happy Birthday to Sigourney Weaver who today celebrates her 70th birthday. The actress’s groundbreaking 1979 performance as a fearless female heroine in Alien, which...

This Game Allows You to Plant Trees Around the World Simply By Answering Trivia Questions Correctly

For every 10 questions that a player answers correctly, this environmental nonprofit is able to generate enough money to plant one tree.

Philippine Village Simultaneously Cleans Up Its Streets and Feeds the Hungry By Trading Plastic for Free Rice

Not only has the program helped to keep the streets clean, it has also helped to fill the stomachs of financially strapped villagers.

No Green Thumb? This Adorable Planter Can Display Your Houseplant’s Needs and Feelings on a Screen

This adorable little flowerpot can now translate your plant's needs into universal feelings and reactions so that it can be more like a pet than a plant.

After $9 Was Stolen From Girl’s Lemonade Stand, Community Gives Her $350 to Pay It Forward

After a group of youngsters stole $9 from a little girl running a lemonade stand, dozens of neighbors rallied behind her charitable mission.

Good News in History, July 17

120 years ago today, the American actor Jimmy Cagney was born. Known for his distinctive vocal style and deadpan comic timing, he won acclaim...

Good News in History, July 13

80 years ago, Frank Sinatra sang on his first commercial record, recording the song From the Bottom of My Heart with Harry James and...