Helpful Hunger Links
Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
These links go to the most current information available on the MDGs.
- The UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service details UN relations with Non-Governmental Organizations.
- The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps with foreign development.
- The Center on Budget Policies and Priorities features frequently updated reports and news stories regarding food assistance policy.
- The USAID site has information about how US foreign aid money is being used.
- The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) deals with international agricultural issues.
Check out these sites dealing with domestic concerns.
- The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Federal Food Stamp Program, helps families in need.
- The School Meals Program helps feed hungry kids.
- The USDA Agriculture Weather and Impact site discusses how the weather can impact food and food prices in the U.S.
- The FEMA - The Federal Emergency Management Agency website discusses how emergencies and natural disasters affect poor and hungry people.
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.
- The US Department of Health and Human Services provides information on what the government is doing to help those hurting in the U.S.
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) helps struggling mothers and their children.
Other Helpful Sites
- The Red Cross website details emergency programs and how to get involved.
- The National Hunger Hotline 1-866-3-HUNGRY is a program of the USDA, which provides crucial assistance to Americans across the country in need of food assistance. The Hotline connects individuals in need to emergency food in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services.
- The Food Research and Action Center does research on hunger issues and suggests ways to help end hunger.
- The Bread for the World website has links to other anti-poverty and anti-hunger sites.
- Poverty on the Development Gateway is an open space for people to share stories, pictures, tips and more related to the problem of poverty in the developing world. It also offers news, upcoming events, project information, statistics, and more.
- The Feeding America website describes hunger issues in the U.S.
- The International Alliance Against Hunger brings together local, national, and international organizations to raise international visibility of on-going efforts to eradicate hunger.
- The Catholic Campaign for Human Development's Poverty USA has developed a fabulous interactive website on poverty in the United States.
- The World Food Program has an interactive hunger map that shows hunger hotspots and the percentage of persons who are malnourished in countries around the globe.
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