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Meet One Student Who Challenged His Middle School To Raise A Million Grains Of Rice on Freerice

What are your goals for solving hunger in 2013? Meet Kaasinath. He’s a sixth grader in the United States who challenged his classmates to join Freerice and raise one million grains of rice for the hungry by the end of 2012. With smarts and determination, he met that goal - and now he’s aiming even higher for the future. Here’s his advice for students like him raising awareness about hunger for the first time. Read on for some inspiration to kick start your year of solving hunger.

Post date: 01/10/2013 - 10:53

Are You A North American High School Student? Kick Start Your Bright Future This Month And Score Against Hunger

We know you’re probably cramming for a test, texting a friend, and preparing a snack as we speak. It seems as though you were born for multitasking in this high-speed world. But have you ever thought about how you can fight hunger and prepare for your bright future at the same time? Here’s how.

Post date: 12/04/2012 - 10:33

Inspired by Molly, Students in the UK Took on Hunger This World Food Day

Moved by one student’s story of hope in a slum of Nairobi, Kenya, students at the ACS Egham International School outside of London joined together to fight hunger this World Food Day October 16th by raising money for the World Food Programme (WFP). Encouraging classmates and the community to fill cups with change, they raised over £300 (US$481) to help fund WFP school lunches for young people around the world.

Post date: 11/06/2012 - 11:24