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2014-02-20 23:21:17

Tigerspike, a global enterprise software and user experience technology company, has marked its tenth anniversary by partnering with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to deliver a mobility solution to address world hunger. The project - which saw the Tigerspike Foundation unite 200 staff from their seven offices - used rapid prototyping, to quickly provide WFP with a framework to transform its registration and food distribution processes. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The World...

2014-01-09 16:26:04

ROME, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During meetings this week in Rome, Mississippi State University officials formally broadened a 2010 agreement to work together with the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on initiatives to address world hunger and poverty. MSU President Mark E. Keenum and FAO Deputy Director General Daniel Gustafson signed a memorandum of understanding that expands the 2010 foundation for collaborations focusing most immediately on...

2013-11-20 08:21:05

Consumer Products Company Teams with New Mom Fergie on Universal Children's Day; Marks Launch with Donations to Help Two Million Children ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unilever today launches a new long-term initiative, Unilever Project Sunlight, to motivate millions to live sustainably. With the help of superstar and new mom Fergie, Unilever aims to inspire people to help create a brighter future for children by launching on Universal Children's Day and making...

2013-11-12 16:23:33

Lifeway to Provide Additional $20,000 Donation to the World Food Programme - Charity Miles App Tracks Run and Walk Distances to Raise Funds for Charitable Organizations NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charity Miles, LLC is pleased to announce that Lifeway Foods, Inc., (NASDAQ: LWAY), a leading supplier of kefir cultured dairy products, today announced its sponsorship of the Charity Miles app in support of the victims of the recent Typhoon Haiyan that struck the Philippines....

2013-11-06 08:30:31

"The Story of Hungry," a new film told through a child's eyes from the No Kid Hungry Campaign narrated by Academy Award-Winning Actor Jeff Bridges, debuts on Rachael Ray Show WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in five children in the U.S. struggles with hunger. To illustrate the problem of childhood hunger beyond the staggering statistics, Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry® campaign today premiered "The Story of Hungry," a short, animated film depicting the...

2013-11-04 12:25:52

Includes up to $500,000 in Grant Prizes from Yum! Brands Foundation for U.S. Hunger Relief Charities MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Charitable Foundation and Lift a Life Foundation announced today the launch of the second annual "Lead2Feed: The World Hunger Leadership Challenge" in cooperation with Yum! Brands Foundation to encourage middle and high school students to hone their leadership skills through projects that focus on solving hunger, locally or globally. Students...

2013-10-24 23:01:04

The recently published World Food Programme mobile app stands out amongst the thousands of iPhone apps, Android apps and HTML5 mobile websites created with the AppMakr’s app builder. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 AppMakr, a leading DIY mobile app builder, today announced that World Food Programme is the company’s “App Of The Week” for October 20th - 26th. Each week, AppMakr features one app from the thousands published using our app building tool, called The Machine. This...

2013-06-07 00:20:52

Company to support food security initiatives in SUN countries where Cargill operates MINNETONKA, Minn., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill announced today it has joined Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) as a member of the SUN Business Network. The SUN Movement currently unites the governments of 40 countries and civil societies, the United Nations, donors, businesses and researchers in a collective effort to improve nutrition. The SUN Business Network is being co-chaired by the World...

2013-05-22 04:20:06

BEIJING, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 22, HNA Group and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) held a signing ceremony at Beijing HNA Plaza for the "Ghana School Feeding" program. HNA Group is the first Chinese firm to carry out a school feeding program in Africa jointly with WFP. Chen Feng, Board Chairman of HNA Group, Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of WFP, Li Qing, Acting Secretary General of Hainan Cihang Foundation, and Wang Weiqin, Director of International...

2013-05-15 08:33:55

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World is troubled that the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013 fails to provide a place at the table for poor and hungry people. The bill, which the House Agriculture Committee is considering this week, proposes more than $20 billion in cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. "These cuts will take as many as 2 million recipients off the...