Tag: hunger

Unhappy Holidays: Houston Police Force Homeless People to Throw Away Food

By Derrick Broze On Thursday, the Houston Police Department targeted a group of homeless advocates who were attempting to hand out hot food and gifts to the homeless. (AM) Houston, TX — Local activists attempting to hand out food and gifts were shocked on Thursday afternoon when Houston police forced the homeless to throw away…

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Milwaukee Opens First “Pay-What-You-Can-Cafe”

By Kristan T. Harris Tricklebee Cafe is a nonprofit cafe that offers fresh vegetarian meals. The cafe recently opened in Sherman Park. “We anticipate about 80 percent of our customers will pay our suggested price range that we have which is between $5 to $7,  but we don’t require that. If they can’t pay the full price, they…

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City Forced Charity to Bleach Food For 3,000 Homeless and Toss It In Dumpster

By Matt Agorist Kansas City, MO — Every year, for the last five years, volunteers with Kookers Kare – a group of barbecue chefs with hearts as big as their stomachs – have worked together to feed thousands of hungry homeless people. However, this year, 3,000 homeless people expecting that food, were denied it, thanks…

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Prepping And Food Insecurity: 1 In 6 Americans Go To Bed Hungry

By Lizzie Bennett Do a search for images of malnutrition on any search engine and you will most likely come up with pictures of wide-eyed, big-bellied babies from some part  of the developing world. Rarely will you see a child from California, Sydney or London in those images, yet increasingly there are people in the…

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Chefs Repurpose Olympic Leftovers To Serve 5,000 Meals A Day To The Poor

By Amanda Froelich Michelin-star chefs have been repurposing leftovers from the Olympic Games to feed approx Before the Olympics began, True Activist reported that renowned chefs Massimo Bottura of Italy and David Hertz of Brazil intended to partner together and repurpose some of the thousands of pounds of food leftover from serving athletes during the…

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Stores Finally Begin Selling ‘Ugly’ Produce To Solve Hunger and Waste

By Christina Sarich United States — Wal-Mart, America’s biggest food retailer, will start selling ‘ugly’ fruit in order to help reduce food waste. While some prattle on about how there are food shortages requiring our use of genetically modified organisms, more than 40 percent of all food grown, shipped, cooked, and served is thrown away…

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‘Little Free Pantries’ Ensure No One Goes Hungry By Inspiring Neighbors To Pay It Forward

By Amanda Froelich Like ‘Little Free Libraries’, these small boxes are stuffed with non-perishable items that ensure everyone in the near vicinity has enough to eat. If you live in a city and have taken a stroll around your neighborhood, chances are you’ve come across a ‘Little Free Library’. The uniquely-shaped fixtures are actually becoming…

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Growing Organic Market in China But Is It Only For the Rich?

By Brandon Turbeville Despite being the second largest economy on the face of the earth, and rapidly moving to become the first, a vast majority of Chinese wouldn’t know it. The 20th century for China has been marked with low living standards, totalitarianism, war and genocide. Not content to suffer under only one ideology, China…

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One Man. No Sleep. Feeds 170,000 Flood Victims

By Brianna Acuesta This Indian restaurant owner cooked meals to send to 170,000 people after a deluge hit his city during monsoon season. Food scarcity is a huge epidemic throughout the world, and oftentimes those it affects increases when natural disasters hit. One such area that was impacted was Chennai, India, when a deluge worse…

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