Meal packaging’s tangible impact

Stop Hunger Now’s meal -packaging can mean the difference between malnourishment and hope for ultra -poor families. Meals packaged at an event in Malaysia last December brought hunger relief to 900 families and saved 26 children from malnutrition in at least 25 villages, known as “barangays” in Iloilo, a province in the Philippines. “We don’t […]

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Courage and prayer on Ebola’s front lines

Ebola virus disease is a scourge in West Africa, where the toll from the most recent outbreak totals nearly 28,000 reported cases and over 11,000 deaths. And while the symptoms and the suffering associated with Ebola can be disturbing to those who simply hear or read about the disease, those working directly with patients know […]

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Water relief in post-quake Nepal

Where there is hunger, there often is a lack of clean water. Among the 16,000 children who die of hunger-related illnesses every day, more than one in three die from dirty drinking water. In Nepal, which was wracked by earthquakes in April and May, as well as subsequent aftershocks and the onset of monsoon season, […]

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Warehousing partnerships in spotlight

Innovative warehousing and corporate-social-responsibility partnerships that Stop Hunger Now is piloting with third-party-logistics (3PL) providers is the focus of an article in the Summer 2015 edition of 3PL Americas, the quarterly magazine of the International Warehouse Logistics Association. 3PL providers in Indianapolis and Pittsburgh have taken on warehouse functions that Stop Hunger Now previously handled, […]

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Dunwoody to celebrate FoodStock with 300K meals

Stop Hunger Now and Dunwoody United Methodist Church are joining forces in the fight against hunger. More than 1,200 volunteers will package meals for the world’s hungry on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, starting at 8AM at the church. Stop Hunger Now meal packaging events are a volunteer-based program that coordinates the streamlined packaging of highly […]

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The Hershey Company Packages 255,744 Meals

The Hershey Company and Stop Hunger Now again have joined forces in the fight against hunger. Following up on their record-setting event last summer, today more than 700 employees packaged 255,744 Stop Hunger Now meals for people suffering from hunger around the world. Stop Hunger Now meal packaging events are a volunteer-based program that coordinates the […]

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Mississippi Conference Hits 1 Million Meals

Mission accomplished! Mississippi United Methodists celebrated reaching their one million meals goal for Stop Hunger Now during the 2015 annual conference session. Delphine Swanson, the wife of Bishop James Swanson Sr. of the Mississippi Area, initiated the charge a year ago at the 2014 session. Mississippi Conference local churches, districts, and groups participated by hosting meal […]

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Protiviti provides over 1 million meals

On June 15, at a meal-packaging event it hosted in Orlando with it’s incoming class of 2015 summer interns, global consulting firm Protiviti packaged over 100,000 meals for Stop Hunger Now. The event helped Protiviti eclipse — four months ahead of schedule — the goal of providing one million meals through the year-long ‘i on […]

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Baking the world a better place

“Baking the World a Better Place,” a campaign the Stop Hunger Now and Red Star Yeast launched in October 2014 to raise awareness of chronic hunger issues and provide meals around the world, got a boost at the fourth biennial National Festival of Breads that was held in June in Manhattan, Kansas. As part of the […]

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Visiting Vietnam: Finding Transformation & Inspiration

Food is helping to change the lives of hungry children in Vietnam. In May, a team from Stop Hunger Now got a first-hand look at the impact on Vietnamese kids of nutritious meals and of the partnerships that deliver those meals to school-feeding programs. Accompanying the Stop Hunger team on our service trip to Vietnam […]

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Rotarians Help Make Hunger History

Stop Hunger Now, meal packaging and efforts to end world hunger were in the spotlight in June at the 106th Rotary International Convention in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Thanks to a sponsorship from Rotary Club of McClean (VA) and Zambrero, Stop Hunger Now engaged roughly 750 conference-goers over three days to package 100,620 dehydrated rice and […]

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South Africa’s Million Meal Challenge for Mandela Day

What can you do in just 67 minutes? That’s the question being asked across South Africa as Nelson Mandela Day approaches. Each year, volunteers from around the world get together the week of July 18th, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, to volunteer 67 minutes of their time – one minute for every year of President Mandela’s public […]

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