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The war in Ukraine is compounding already devastating hunger crises in places like South Sudan. We urgently need your support 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 152 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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Cargill has made a $10 million grant to World Food Program USA in support of WFP’s response to the global hunger crisis, escalated by the collateral impact of the Ukrainian war.

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We know what it takes to end world hunger, and we know what it costs. We simply need the collective will to make it happen.

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