Archive for April, 2010

Hike for Hunger

The effort raised money for four Bucks County food banks – Bristol Borough Community Center, Martha’s Cupboard (Fallsington), Mary’s Cupboard (Levittown) and the Coordinating Council and Welfare (Warminster) — and mypoorfeat.org, which delivers a hot meal and orange juice to the hungry and the homeless every Sunday. for more

  • The search for a national strategic plan against hunger in PH February 28, 2015
    MANILA, Philippines – What hinders the Philippines from ending hunger and malnutrition? According to several civil society organizations, the apparent lack of a “clear-cut government policy on the right to adequate food” is pushing Filipinos deeper into the hunger trap. “The government’s lack of rights-based national food strategies that could have ... […]
  • Ryerson food bank launches inaugural report on student hunger February 27, 2015
    TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2015  /CNW/ - Hundreds of Ryerson students suffered from food insecurity during the 2013/2014 academic year, forcing students to turn to the campus food centre for aid. "We have always known that student food insecurity has been an issue at Ryerson," said Pascale Diverlus, Vice-President Equity for the Ryerson Students' Union […]
  • Ukrainian pilot could 'die within days' in Russian jail February 27, 2015
    A Ukrainian airforce pilot, who has been on hunger strike in a Russian prison for 77 days, "could die within days," a member of the Kremlin's human rights council said Friday. Nadia Savchenko, a 33-year-old helicopter navigator, who has been charged with involvement in the deaths of two Russian reporters in a mortar attack in east Ukraine, has […]
  • The first trailer for Hunger looks beautiful, and a little familiar February 25, 2015
    LittleBigPlanet co-developer Tarsier Studios offered the first official look at its new game Hunger in a teaser video today that looks fantastic — and if you've been following games for the past 10 years or so, maybe a little familiar. Hunger is an original game from Tarsier, which developed the PlayStation Vita version of LittleBigPlanet and Tearaway U […]
  • Watch First Trailer for Creepy "Suspense-Adventure" Game Hunger February 25, 2015
    LittleBigPlanet developer releases debut trailer for its game about a young girl trying to escape a monster-filled labyrinth. […]
  • Outreach teams watch over homeless out in the cold February 28, 2015
    A few homeless programs in the Twin Cities offer outreach services. They seek homeless men and women who resist shelters for various reasons and who may have trouble surviving the brutally cold winter months. […]
  • Homeless advocates, Portland city officials fight back February 27, 2015
    Portland city leaders and advocates for the homeless are fighting back saying, "There's another side of the story." On Friday, city leaders and homeless advocates told their side of the story after the LePage administration called the mayor and others irresponsible when it comes to doling out general assistance funds. This after a state audit […]
  • Council proposal to declutter L.A. should be rejected February 27, 2015
    It goes without saying that being homeless means not having a closet or an attic or a basement to store your belongings. Those worn and filthy shopping carts, boxes, and plastic bags that homeless people are dragging around on the streets of Los Angeles are their possessions, the net worth of... […]
  • Homeless youth population difficult to quantify, challenging to serve February 27, 2015
    Homeless youths in Utah are difficult to quantify and can be challenging to serve. Collaboration and education about... […]
  • Star of Hope plans 48-acre complex for homeless women and families February 27, 2015
    Houston's Star of Hope mission plans to break ground this year on a 48-acre complex near U.S. 288 and Reed Road to provide housing and medical and social services for as many as 180 homeless single women and 420 families. The facility in south Houston, which will include a chapel, day care facility, computer lab and park, will double the charity's […]