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This winter, don’t force families in places like Ukraine to choose between food or warmth. Send lifesaving meals today – Just $75 can support a family of five for a month.

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.

What Causes Hunger?

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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/Eulalia Berlanga/2022 Why WFP Needs to Be Invited Into a Country Before Delivering Food

The United Nations World Food Programme can launch an emergency response within 72 hours. But first, we need to be invited into a country.

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Better You, Better World: Seven 30-Day Self-Improvement Challenges That Also Fight World Hunger

We’ve developed seven 30-day challenges for self-improvement that will also help improve the lives of people around the world who are experiencing the most extreme levels of hunger this winter. Each of these challenges will help you build a healthy personal habit over the next 30-days and reach your New Year’s resolutions. At the same time, these habits will have a positive global effect, from fighting the climate crisis to sending food to people in need.

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World Food Program USA Commends Passage of Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

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Take Action

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Use your social media influence as a platform to raise awareness for ending world hunger.

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Be an Advocate

Send an email to your representative in Congress to advocate on behalf of the hungry.

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Play the Freerice Game

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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Take the Global Hunger Quiz

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

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