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You may not think $15 or $30 is enough to make a difference in someone’s life. But when your only option for dinner is nothing, even the smallest gift means everything. Shop our brand-new Hunger Relief Marketplace and send a lifesaving gift today.

Saving Lives. Changing Lives.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has been on the frontlines of the world’s worst hunger crises, fighting hunger and famine since 1962. Right now we’re taking on our largest scale-up ever, providing lifesaving meals to 160 million of the world’s most vulnerable people in more than 120 countries and territories this year.

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When conflict erupts or natural disaster strikes, WFP is there. It feeds families on the front lines of our planet’s most dangerous and complicated crises.

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WFP's Programs

Sending emergency relief. Providing school meals. Helping small-scale farmers. WFP is providing solutions to help the world’s hungriest people.

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Photo: WFP/Giulio dAdamo How to End World Hunger: 6 Zero Hunger Solutions

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Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images WFP Goodwill Ambassador The Weeknd Raises $5 Million to Fight Global Hunger

WFP and The Weeknd announce that since launching their XO Humanitarian Fund in March 2022, $5 million has been raised and pledged to provide food and support to millions of people experiencing hunger across the globe.

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You pick the topic, and for every correct answer 10 grains of rice are donated to change lives around the world!

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How much do you know about the causes of global hunger? Let’s find out! The answers may surprise you.

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