Action Against Hunger (AAH) - Delivers emergency aid and longer-term assistance to people suffering from the consequences of natural disaster or man-made crisis.
Bread for the World - A nationwide Christian citizens movement seeking justice for the world's hungry people by lobbying U.S. decision makers.
Detroit Black Community Food Security - A coalition of organizations and individuals working together to build food security in Detroit's Black community. Its mission is to build self-reliance, food security and food justice in Detroit's Black community by influencing public policy, engaging in urban agriculture, promoting healthy eating, encouraging co-operative buying, and directing youth towards careers in food-related fields.
Detroit Food Justice - A consortium of people of color led organizations and allies that share a commitment to creating a food security plan for Detroit that is: sustainable; that provides healthy, affordable foods for all of the city's people; that is based on best-practices and programs that work; and that is just and equitable in the distribution of food and jobs.
Ethiopia: Famine Food Field Guide - For many years the importance of wild plants in subsistence agriculture in the developing world as a food supplement and as a means of survival during times of drought and famine has been overlooked. This site provides a practical field guide to wild-food plants in Ethiopia, giving a general description and information on edible parts, preparation methods and palatability.
Famine Foods - Plants that are not normally considered as crops are consumed in times of famine. This botanical-humanistic subject has had little academic exposure, and provides insight to potential new food sources that ordinarily would not be considered.
Farming Solutions - Presents real solutions to hunger and poverty. Farming Solutions brings examples of successful, environmentally responsible farming systems to life from all over the world, illustrating how farmers can protect the environment while at the same time increasing food supply where it is most needed. Site provided thru joint efforts of Greenpeace, Oxfam and ILEIA.
Feed the Children - A nonprofit, Christian, charitable organization providing clothing, medical assistance and educational opportunities to underprivileged children in 96 nations around the world.
Feeding America - Provides food assistance to more than 25 million low-income people facing hunger in the United States, including more than 9 million children and nearly 3 million seniors.
Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano - Serves more than 58,000 hungry people every month through nine programs, distributing food directly to the people who need it and through a network of more than 200 charitable agencies.
Food First - Think tank and education-for-action center working on causes and value-based solutions to hunger and poverty around the world, with a commitment to establishing food as a fundamental human right. Food First was founded in 1975 by Frances Moore Lappe and Joseph Collins, following the international success of the book, Diet For a Small Planet. The FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN) is the action and campaigning partner of the Institute.
Food For The Hungry International (FHI) - An international relief and development organization of Christian motivation, committed to working with poor people to overcome hunger and poverty through integrated self-development and relief programs.
FoodFirst Information and Action Network (FIAN) - FoodFirst empowers citizens to address the root causes of hunger, poverty and environmental decline. Its research and educational materials reveal how anti-democratic institutions and belief systems promote hunger and environmental deterioration.
Food Not Bombs - Archives, current activities, chapters, mailing list.
Garden Project - The Garden Project began as a horticulture program at the San Francisco County Jail in 1982. Cathrine Sneed, then a counselor, with San Francisco Sheriff Michael Hennessey, decided to begin a program in which prisoners would work on the Jail's farm to grow organic vegetables for homeless shelters. Prisoners felt good about growing food for people in need and working with others in the garden. Unfortunately, the lessons and progress they made in the program were difficult to sustain once they left the jail. Cathrine approached Sheriff Hennessey about beginning a post-release program that would give former prisoners the support and structure they needed to remain out of jail, while earning a paycheck and still working to make a difference in poor communities and the Garden Project began in 1992.
Glide - Serves the poor and disenfranchised of the entire San Francisco Bay Area.
Heifer Project International - Offers hungry families around the world a way to feed themselves and become self-reliant. Children receive nutritious milk or eggs; families earn income for school, health care and better housing; communities go beyond meeting immediate needs to fulfilling dreams. Farmers learn sustainable, environmentally sound agricultural techniques.
Homeless Garden Project - Employs and trains homeless people in Santa Cruz County within a community supported organic garden enterprise.
Hunger Site, The - The Hunger Site donates free food to the hungry at no cost simply through the "click of a button." These donations, distributed by the United Nations World Food Programme, are paid for by The Hunger Site's sponsors, including Sprint, ProFlowers, Games2Learn, Miadora and iVillage.
Hunger Solutions - Works to end hunger by taking action, advancing public policy and guiding grassroots advocacy on behalf of hungry Minnesotans and the diverse groups that serve them. Connects Minnesota's food shelves and hunger-relief organizations with the necessary funding, technical assistance and logistical support to reach thousands of Minnesota individuals, families and children in need.
Iowa Hunger Directory - An initiative to profile all organizations fighting hunger from Iowa, serving as a comprehensive platform for those seeking to engage and collaborate in this area. The Directory includes a description of each organization along with contact information and a brief explanation of how Iowans can engage with them. Search the Iowa Hunger Directory to find organizations.
MercyCorps - A global aid agency engaged in transitional environments that have experienced some sort of shock: natural disaster, economic collapse, or conflict. People working for it move as quickly as possible from bringing in food and supplies to enabling people to rebuild their economy with community-driven and market-led programs.
Micronutrient Initiative (MI) - Created to help harmonize global activities to achieve micronutrient-related goals. To eliminate micronutrient malnutrition, MI promotes a combination of interventions, such as: breastfeeding, modifying diet (e.g., improving food availability and increasing food consumption), food fortification, and supplementation.
San Francisco Food Bank - Collects donated food from growers, manufacturers and grocers, then distribute it to people in need through food pantries, soup kitchens, child care centers, homeless shelters, senior centers and other human service agencies with meal programs. Distributes more than 12 million pounds of food each year to hungry people in San Francisco.
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