Tag: hunger

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    An interfaith coalition is launching a prayer and fasting campaign to protect federal funding for programs that help the poor. More

    March 28, 2011 | Comments

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    This week marked the 6 month anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, which killed more than 230,000 people. Humanitarian groups say while there has been some recovery, an overwhelming amount of work still needs to be done. More

    July 16, 2010 | Comments

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    President Obama’s advisory panel of prominent religious and community leaders released its final report with more than 60 policy recommendations on issues including poverty, climate change, and interfaith cooperation. More

    March 10, 2010 | Comments

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    “We need a stronger development agency, some voice in the US government, a strong voice that can speak up for poverty reduction, global development, and carry that out in an effective way. We don’t have that right now.” More

    February 19, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch Candy Hill, senior vice president of Catholic Charities USA, discuss the growing problem of hunger in America. More

    November 25, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from Bread for the World’s November 23 press conference in Washington, DC on creating jobs that will fight poverty and climate change.

    November 25, 2009 | Comments

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    The Christian relief group World Vision has come up with a creative way to help church youth groups understand the problem of world hunger and what they can do about it. It's called "The 30 Hour Famine" and we watched one at Trinity United Methodist Church in Hackettstown, New Jersey.

    July 4, 2008 | Comments

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    Now, back to the global food crisis. Joining me today is Tony Hall, the former Ohio congressman who was also the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations humanitarian agencies in Rome.

    May 30, 2008 | Comments

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    Former congressman and ambassador Tony Hall suggests that nations haven't developed the political and spiritual will to confront the alarming global food crisis because "poor people don't vote."

    May 30, 2008 | Comments

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    Between tragedies such as the one in Myanmar and the disastrous worldwide rise in food prices, a question long debated by relief experts has become urgent: What's the best way for the U.S. to help the hungry?

    May 9, 2008 | Comments

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