World Food Day is held annually on October 16. Led by the FAO with an annual theme, this international initiative brings together a diversity of stakeholders in food security and agriculture The Alliance to End Hunger takes part in the US/Canada campaign. For more information, please contact Nathan Magrath at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In a new cause-related documentary, HUNGER HITS HOME, audiences will get a first-hand look at the crisis of childhood hunger in America. Narrated by Jeff Bridges, the film is part of an ongoing partnership between Food Network and Share Our Strength.
Dylan Mahalingam, age 9, co-founded Lil' MDGs, a nonprofit international development and youth empowerment organization and an initiative of Jayme's Fund. Lil' MDGs mission is to leverage the power of the digital media to engage children in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). His organization has mobilized more than 3 million children around the globe to work on a variety of issues, with more than 24,000 regular volunteers hailing from 41 countries.