Responding to Crisis in Mozambique: Nourishing 9,756 Children in Urgent Need

One of the poorest countries in the world is facing one of its worst humanitarian crises in 20 years: a severe drought in the Southern African country of Mozambique. The El Niño-related drought has left many farming families without resources to feed their families, as the conditions have ruined their harvest. The rainfall season ended […]

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Stop Hunger Now Grant Funds Bring Relief to War-Torn South Sudan

Today, September 21, is the United Nations International Day of Peace. On this day, we are reminded of the critical need for peace in maintaining food security in at-risk countries around the globe. One such country is South Sudan, whose nation has been plagued with ongoing violence since December 2013. The civil unrest has caused […]

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Northrop Grumman Partners With Stop Hunger Now to Bring New Employee Engagement Opportunities

During Hunger Action Month this September, Northrop Grumman will make a powerful and visible statement regarding its employees’ effort to help end hunger across the world during their Northrop Grumman Global Giving Campaign. Northrop Grumman understands the power of collective giving and how impactful we are when we unite to help those in need who […]

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Top 10 Things You Should Know about Food Security and Climate Change

World Food Day is just around the corner: October 16 will be a global day of action against hunger. This year’s World Food Day theme, “Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too,” draws focus to the effects of climate change on global food security. As the world endures changes in temperature and precipitation, the […]

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Stop Hunger Now CEO Reflects, Looks Ahead to Ending World Hunger

Prior to becoming CEO of Stop Hunger Now, Rod Brooks spent 16 years developing Exploris, a museum in downtown Raleigh dedicated to educating people about the connection between cultures, people and current events around the globe. When a tsunami struck Southeast Asia in December 2004, the museum invited various organizations into the museum to raise […]

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A Global Spotlight on Our Efforts in Malaysia

Since its founding, Stop Hunger Now has distributed more than nearly 275 million meals and other aid to recipients in 74 countries–an impressive feat that would not have been possible without the efforts and support of our global in-country offices. These satellite in-country locations, which operate in Southern Africa, Malaysia, Italy, Philippines, India and Peru, […]

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A Day of Remembrance: Three Ways to Fight Hunger on the 9/11 National Day of Service

As the 15th anniversary of the September 11 tragedy approaches, we have the opportunity to reflect on the needs of our own communities, and of people around the world. Here are three ideas for getting involved within your community as we reflect on the Americans who lost their lives on 9/11 and take part in […]

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International Literacy Day and the Importance of Education in Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Worldwide

Today is International Literacy Day, and at Stop Hunger Now, we have seen firsthand that access to a quality education is key to breaking the cycle of poverty and ending hunger worldwide. In 2015, nearly 53% of Stop Hunger Now meals were distributed to schools around the globe. For many students at the schools we […]

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On Labor Day, Highlighting the Value of Vocational Training Programs

As we look forward to celebrating Labor Day, which serves as a tribute to the social and economic achievements of American workers, we consider the need for increased access to employment opportunities for residents of the countries we serve worldwide. In addition to supporting youth education programs, Stop Hunger Now meals are distributed to vocational […]

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Fighting Hunger with the Hispanic Diocese of St. Petersburg, Florida

Florida has changed and grown since my childhood, but nothing is more normal there than a severe–but short–thunderstorm in the afternoon. I wasn’t surprised when, during a recent Helping Hands meal packaging event with the Hispanic Diocese of St. Petersburg, Florida, the lights flickered and the salsa, merengue or bachata-influenced music stopped for a moment. […]

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Women’s Equality is Key to Ending Hunger Worldwide

Today is Women’s Equality Day, and it’s impossible to ignore the importance of women’s equality to our work to end world hunger by 2030. Edna Ogwangi, Stop Hunger Now Chief Impact Officer, shared her insights on the connections between women’s equality and empowerment issues and hunger in countries we serve around the globe. Q: How […]

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It Starts with the Funnel: Meal Packaging and the Opportunity for Engagement

Hilton Senior Vice President, Industry Relations & Events Rob Scypinski reflects on the power of Hilton’s partnership with Stop Hunger Now. I’ve always been committed to creating experiences for our customers that carry Hilton’s commitment to hospitality to new heights, and when I came across Stop Hunger Now, I remember thinking that we would make […]

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