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"Rice Day"

Most celebrations involve special food—and lots of it. But what if what you’re celebrating is more complicated than a birthday, or an anniversary? What if it’s not just about celebrating, but understanding and empathy? Those looking to celebrate “World Food Day” might find themselves in this predicament. However, by getting creative and doing some brainstorming, 204 students at The New School came up with “Rice Day.”

Post date: 10/18/2010 - 14:19

World Food Day: What is it, and what can I do?

What is World Food Day?

Don’t worry—we won't make you raise your hands, so no need to be embarrassed if you don’t know.

But, it's not too late to learn about it, and it's never too late to do something about it...

Post date: 10/14/2010 - 17:31

From the Intern Desk - Barney

Barney Iley-Williamson is taking a gap year having just finished his final exams at school. He is working with London’s Youth Outreach before going to university to study English Literature. 

Post date: 10/06/2010 - 14:28

Amar's Story: Part 1

 When Amar Abassi contacted WFP to tell us about her work in Pakistan, we wanted to share her story with everyone. Many of you have read about her project--"Pehla Qadam", or "The First Step"--here on our blog, but since she has returned Amar has decided to write a series of entries about her relief work in Pakistan. Read on to discover how with the will to help and some incredible friends, Amar made an unforgettable impact....

Post date: 09/30/2010 - 14:35