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: 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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Life Transformations in Honduras

Through the work of our partners such as Mission Lazarus in Honduras, Stop Hunger Now focuses on transformational development, community development and growth. Mission Lazarus provides basic education  as well as real world trade skills to at-risk youth in remote communities. Students receive vocational education through sewing, shoemaking, leather smithing and carpentry. In March 2014, […]

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Research-based ideas to improve collaboration

Partners agencies in developing countries have been critical to Stop Hunger Now in distributing 200 million meals. Now, we have research-based ideas for improving collaboration with lead partners; building on best practices with nonprofit partners; and strengthening key partnerships in the Philippines and Haiti. Conducting all four research projects were graduate students in the Department […]

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Fighting hunger in the spotlight in Philippines

Efforts to fight hunger in the Philippines have received good news coverage recently. On May 25, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on a Stop Hunger Now Philippines meal-packaging event that packaged 36,000 meals. Sponsored by The Hershey Co., which has donated $11,600 to Stop Hunger Now, the event mobilized about 50 volunteers, including students from […]

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California meal packaging

When the Laguna Niguel Stake At the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Aliso Viejo, CA, joined Stop Hunger Now in the movement to end hunger in our lifetime, the goal was to package 75,000 meals. But when nearly 600 volunteers, ages four to 90, turned out for the meal-packaging event on April […]

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It Takes a Village

Vitamin packet. Soy. Veggies. Rice. Weigh. Seal. Box. Tape. Stack. Vitamin packet. Soy. Veggies. Rice. Weigh. Seal. Box. Tape. Stack. Vitamin packet. Soy. Veggies. Rice. Weigh. Seal. Box. Tape. Stack. Each execution of this pattern seamlessly and almost effortlessly adds more hope, more opportunities to live a full life and to excel for those in […]

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