Tag: Poverty & Hunger


“Floating Hospital” Gives Free Healthcare To Families of Domestic Abuse & Homeless

March 1, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

New York City is experiencing an ongoing crisis of family…

Free Mobile Showers Offer Fresh Start For City’s Homeless

November 18, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

A simple shower can do more than just cleanse—it can renew…

“Shoes That Grow” Protect Children From Disease

October 5, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

For more than two billion people in the world, shoes…

Tiny Homes May Hold Key to Breaking Poverty Cycle

September 20, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

For the formerly homeless and those living at or below…

Childhood Vision Becomes Reality in Reducing Food Waste

September 13, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

  What started as a simple science experiment in middle…

1 Million Children Are Fed From This Tiny Shed Every Day

July 6, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

As southern Africa struggles through the dark days of one…

School’s Out For Summer: Where Will 22 Million Kids Get Their Meals?

June 29, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Across the U.S., one in five children face hunger, which adds…

Formerly Homeless Teen Says Tampons Are Key to Global Development. Period.

June 16, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

At age 15, Nadya Okamoto found herself having some very adult…

New Tech Feeds 1.5 Billion Famine & Disaster Survivors

June 8, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

There aren’t a lot of places that provide food delivery…

In Seattle, Helping the Homeless is Now as Easy as Calling an Uber

June 6, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

A new Seattle nonprofit is revolutionizing the way its residents…

Baker’s Sweet Surprises Bring Joy to People Who Rely on Nonprofit’s Meals to Survive

May 18, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Before the sun comes up, steam and the rich aromas…

Asking All-Star Athletes for Their Lunch Money to Feed Hungry

May 16, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

At age 17, in braces, patchwork jeans, and a zeal…

How 22 Orphanages in India Celebrate Mother’s Day

May 6, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

Thanks to the work of one determined woman, Mother’s Day…

Food Bank Creates ‘Road Map To End Hunger’ With One Bus Already En Route

April 27, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Even if you don’t feel hunger, you can see it…

Homeless Population Finds Their Way Off The Streets By Running Through Them

April 18, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Rarely are we encouraged to run from our problems; that’s…