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Why spend $8 on a verified checkmark when you can spend $8 on lifesaving meals for someone in need? Choose to be a Verified Humanitarian and send food to the world’s hungriest people 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.

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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The problems of climate change can feel overwhelming. Our advice? Pick one area to focus on and dig in. One such area that is a natural fit for many of us is food.

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World Food Program USA Earns Top Scores From Charity Rating Organizations

World Food Program USA was awarded a four-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid GuideStar, both the highest designations in their fields. 

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World Food Program USA Launches Verified Humanitarian Social Media Campaign

World Food Program USA launches Verified Humanitarian, a social media campaign aimed at activating Americans to join the global movement to end hunger.

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Take Action

Join Us on Instagram

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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