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“It Makes Me Sad Some People Don’t Get to Eat.” Seven-Year-Old Boy Donates His Savings to World Food Program USA

“I asked him how much he wanted to give,” his father Paul said about his son's gift, “and he told me to just take it all.”

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Photo: WFP/Giulio d'Adamo Birds, Bees and Bats: We Need an Environmental Intervention Today to Achieve Zero Hunger

We need biodiversity to sustain and expand the world’s food supply. To achieve zero hunger, our agricultural and food system interventions need to double as environmental interventions.

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Photo: WFP/Edward Johnson It’s Tea Time at Mohamad’s House, and the Whole World's Invited

Meet Mohamad, a tiny tea enthusiast and Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. His is a story about how important tea is to communities around the world who rely on WFP for help.

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Photo: WFP/Hussam Al saleh After His Blossoming Beekeeping Business Was Destroyed by Syria's Civil War, Here's How WFP Helped Him Rebuild It.

On World Bee Day, we take a look back at the story of one man who lost everything to civil war but found hope in honey.

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“Everything Changed Overnight.” WFP USA CEO Barron Segar on Navigating a Global Crisis

Three months after Barron Segar joined WFP USA as president and CEO, disaster struck. COVID-19 hit and uprooted life as we knew. We spoke with him about how he's leading through unprecedented times.

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Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud On National Nurses Day, We Salute Healing Heroes Working in the Toughest Places Around the World

It's National Nurses Day, and we're taking a moment to recognize some of the most crucial members of our global community. Meet the nurses working alongside WFP to save lives.

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Op-Eds

Photo: WFP/George Fominyen School Meals Funding Is an Invaluable Investment in Humanity

Hungry children do not build prosperous economies or peaceful societies. School meals represent one of the most affordable and effective investments we can ever make in humanity.

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Photo: AP/Anupam Nath The Private Sector Can Play a Role in Easing World Hunger

Mark Kennedy, chairman of the Economic Club of Minnesota, and Rick Leach, WFP USA CEO, explain how the private sector and charities can work together.

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Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: Hunger in Latin America

What can be done to get progress in Latin America back on track? Andy Jarvis, a data scientist at CIAT, and Chase Sova, sr. director of public policy at WFP USA weigh in.

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In the News

WFP USA welcomes eBay chief compliance officer Molly Finn to its board of directors

 As a board member, Ms. Finn  will support World Food Program USA’s advocacy and fundraising on behalf of the United Nations World Food  Programme.

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COVID-19: Millions at Risk of Severe Food Insecurity in Latin America and Caribbean

The coronavirus could push 10 million more people into hunger across Latin America and the Caribbean. Here's how WFP plans to respond.

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Sandra Lee Appointed to the Board of Directors of World Food Program USA

As a distinguished WFP USA Board Member, Ms. Lee will be heading up new program initiatives, advocacy and outreach.

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