Nashville Stop Hunger Now Volunteer Launches Nonprofit to Create Global Movement Against Hunger

Andy Morris is on a mission and he has one goal in mind: to get more people physically and spiritually engaged in the movement to end hunger. Morris, a long-time Stop Hunger Now volunteer, is one of the driving forces that helped build a foundation of support to open our Nashville location in 2016. He’s […]

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Ugandan Child Receives the Nourishment He Needs to Pursue His Dreams of Becoming an Engineer

Loucky, age 12, dreams of someday becoming an engineer. Thanks to the nourishment he receives from Stop Hunger Now meals, he is able to excel in his studies and focus on his dreams. Loucky and his siblings are among many students–including refugee children–at King Solomon’s Academy in Bulenga, Uganda, who have benefited from Stop Hunger […]

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From the Field: Stop Hunger Now Utilizes New Technology to Conduct Hunger-Related Surveys in Haiti

Guest blog by Matt Styslinger, Stop Hunger Now Food Security and M&E Manager, and Silvia Roscot, Stop Hunger Now Technical Advisor for Food Security Crisis. We are in Poteau, Haiti this week conducting a baseline assessment–a starting point for future research–with longtime Stop Hunger Now partner Hearts and Hands for Haiti. This research aims to […]

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Governor’s School Students Dedicate a Summer Saturday Morning to Fighting Hunger Worldwide

Guest blog by Jeanne Minetree, Director of the Governor’s School for Life Sciences and Medicine. On a Saturday morning in July when many teenagers were still asleep, the students of the Summer Residential Governor’s School for Life Sciences and Medicine (GSMHS) in Richmond, Virginia, boarded a school bus to the Stop Hunger Now Richmond warehouse. […]

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Today is Mandela Day: Be Part of a Global Movement for Good

Today is the day: Monday, July 18 is Mandela Day, and Stop Hunger Now’s global #FollowtheSun movement is in full swing as volunteers package meals in countries around the world. It’s not too late to be part of this exciting occasion–we encourage you to dedicate 67 minutes of your day to making a positive difference […]

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Stop Hunger Now and Local Volunteers Join Global Movement to Package Meals July 18, Mandela Day

Hampton-Roads Volunteers Package 10,000+ Meals to Fight World Hunger (Norfolk, VA, 7/5/16) – On July 18, as groups across the globe gather to recognize Mandela Day, about 200 volunteers will convene in downtown Norfolk at the new Slover Library to package meals for those suffering from hunger and malnutrition. Mandela Day, celebrated each year on […]

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As Mandela Day Nears, a Discussion of Nelson Mandela’s Impact

Mandela Day is just days away. As we launch a global initiative to package millions of meals in Mandela’s honor, we spoke with Dawn Miller, Stop Hunger Now volunteer and president of the Rotary Club of Grande Prairie in Alberta, Canada, about what Mandela Day means to her. Q: What impact does Nelson Mandela’s legacy […]

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A Global Organization: Insights from Stop Hunger Now’s International Summit

While Stop Hunger Now is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., we would not be able to package and distribute millions of meals worldwide without the support and efforts of our International Affiliates. Last week, representatives of Stop Hunger Now U.S. traveled to Italy for a summit with our six affiliates: Stop Hunger Now India, Stop Hunger […]

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Stop Hunger Now Rises to Million Meal Challenge in Recognition of Mandela Day

Volunteers Inspired to Take Action and “Follow the Sun” to Package 10 Million Meals on July 18 Raleigh, North Carolina – On July 18th, thousands of volunteers around the world will join a global movement to package millions of meals with Stop Hunger Now in recognition of Mandela Day. Stop Hunger Now, an international hunger-relief […]

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Creating Strong Hunger Advocates at the 2016 RESULTS Conference

A delegation from Stop Hunger Now worked to develop their advocacy skills at the recent RESULTS Conference in Washington, D.C.–a meeting of advocates from 32 countries who are committed to ending poverty. Danielle McCrary, Stop Hunger Now Assistant Program Manager, and Jeffrey Mizell, Stop Hunger Now Program Manager, shared their advocacy insights from the Conference. […]

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A Closer Look at the Issue of Global Hunger on World Population Day

Monday, July 11 is World Population Day, created by the United Nations as an international opportunity to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. Edna Ogwangi, Stop Hunger Now Chief Impact Officer, shared her thoughts about the intersection of world population and the issue of hunger on a global scale. Q: How […]

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A Major Step Forward: Congress Passes the Global Food Security Act

Update [Wednesday, July 20]: President Obama has signed the Global Food Security Act into law, stating, “I know that with the continued effort and support that this legislation provides, we can achieve what was just a few years ago the unimaginable: We can end global poverty and hunger within our lifetimes.” He added, “Let’s make hunger history.” […]

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