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Saving Lives Changing Futures

We do whatever it takes to reach the world's most vulnerable people.

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has the scale and the expertise to serve people in places other organizations can’t reach. From emergency relief and immediate food assistance to long-term agriculture training and school meals programs, we’re helping people build resilience and overcome the ravages of hunger.

WFP Programs

School Meals

School meals ensure that children have the nutrition they need to learn and grow. In many communities, families depend on them to get by.

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Nutrition: First 1,000 Days

The nutrition and well-being of mothers and children during the first 1,000 days of life are critical. We have the power to shape their future.

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Empowering Women

In nearly two-thirds of countries around the world, women are more likely than men to suffer from hunger. Read their stories and see what WFP is doing to help them achieve equality.

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Emergency Relief

From natural disasters to unexpected conflict, WFP does whatever it takes to reach people wherever and whenever disaster strikes.

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Food Assistance

Food vouchers and e-cards enable families to purchase fresh and locally grown food, restoring both dignity and choice.

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Food for Assets

WFP helps communities build resilience by providing lifesaving food assistance in exchange for work on community projects.

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Small-Scale Farmers

WFP provides basic resources like fertilizer and farming equipment that allow farmers to feed their families and earn an income from small plots of land.

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Reducing Food Loss

Right now, there's enough food to feed everyone on the planet, but nearly one-third of it is lost or wasted. See what WFP is doing to reverse the trend.

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Surviving Conflict

Violence. War. Persecution. Conflict is the #1 cause of hunger in the world. That's why WFP dedicates 80% of its resources to conflict zones.

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Humanitarian Logistics and Services

As head of the U.N. Logistics Cluster, WFP oversees the delivery of all supplies and staff for the entire aid community during times of crisis.

Support Our Lifesaving Work

You can help save lives and change futures by supporting the work of World Food Program USA. When you donate, you help send food and aid to people around the world who need it most.

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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