Students Blog

"Rice Day" Video!

On World Food Day, 204 students at the New School in Rome lined up for lunch. Instead of their regular meals, each student sat down with a plate of rice. The money they saved by eating only rice went to WFP's School Feeding Programme. Check out the video below to see how one school changed one meal and changed lives.

Post date: 11/02/2010 - 11:36

World Food Day: Recipe for Success from a London University

On World Food Day Barney Iley-Williamson visited the London School of Economics, where students organized events to raise awareness (and funds!) for WFP's Fill the Cup Campaign. Read on to find out how students raised over 1,000£ to help feed the hungry...

Post date: 10/26/2010 - 11:34

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: 10/21/2010 - 16:01

"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