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D.R.E.A.M. Foundation Celebrates ‘Community Builders’ At Annual Gala

Brooklyn, N.Y. One of New York’s longtime champions of the city’s underserved communities hosted a high-profile gala on May 2 to recognize several outstanding individuals. Each honoree has made significant contributions to improving the quality of life in economically distressed neighborhoods across all five boroughs. “I have been a lifelong advocate of those who have been […]

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U.N. Provides Food Aid to 8,000 People in Central African Republic

New York, N.Y. The United Nations food relief agency is providing emergency aid to 8,000 people affected by an upsurge in violence in the north of the Central African Republic (CAR), in addition to regular food and nutrition support for some 120,000 people. WFP food distribution in Kaga Bandoro town, Central African Republic (CAR). Photo: […]

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Pope Francis Shines Spotlight on Urgent Need to End Hunger

New York, N.Y. In the first papal visit to the United Nations World Food Programme (W.F.P.), Pope Francis today gave his full support to the goal of eradicating hunger and paid tribute to the organization’s staff, including those who had lost their lives at work. His Holiness Pope Francis pays official visit to W.F.P. headquarters […]

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U.N. Announces Launch of ‘Ground-Breaking’ School Feeding Analysis

New York, N.Y. The United Nations today announced the release of a major analysis of global school meal practices, which offers guidance on how to design and implement large-scale sustainable national school feeding programmes that can meet globally approved standards. WFP school meals are served up at an educational centre in Kibera, Kenya. Copyright: WFP/Challiss […]

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Lauding Success in Fighting Hunger, U.N. Urges Sustained Commitment

New York, N.Y.  Despite a rising global population and the perilous effects of climate change, the goal of eliminating hunger around the world remains within reach, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. Millenium Development Goal 1: eraticate extreme poverty and hunger. Copyright United Nations. UN Photo / Kiba E Park. In his message to the Zero Hunger Challenge’s […]

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Bank to Build Giant Apple Tree from Canned Food for World Hunger

New York, N.Y.  BNY Mellon, in partnership with Canstruction, Inc., invites the media to attend the building of a giant apple tree made up of more than 6,000 cans of food. All food items used to build the tree will be donated to City Harvest on October 31 and will provide more than 4,500 pounds […]

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