In many parts of the world, a meal is no guarantee day to day—and neither is the opportunity for education. However, WFP school meals are both feeding students in the classrooms who may not otherwise have food and inspiring parents to send their children to school.
We know students want help WFP fight hunger, but we also know donating money isn’t always realistic. Luckily, WFP has several ways to help fight hunger that don’t cost anything.
For some, a long run is a simple personal achievement – a mountain to climb during the day. For others, like American college student Rachel Bergsieker, these personal achievements come with an even larger purpose.
Some donations are like the froth skimmed off a cappuccino, an act of benevolence enabled by a life of work and fortune. But young people without a steady job must deploy their creative energies to fund-raise – whether re-purposing birthday gifts or staging rock concerts, like American Derick Schubert. Derick, who threw himself into raising funds for WFP as he was battling terminal cancer, is a poignant example among the hundreds of young people who each year mobilize awareness and funds to fight hunger: