Tag: hunger

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — The World Food Program won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for fighting hunger and seeking to end its use as “a weapon of war and conflict” at a time when…

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization says a small group of desert locusts has entered Congo, marking the first time the voracious insects have been seen in the Central African country…

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — About half of Zimbabwe’s population faces severe hunger amid a devastating drought and economic collapse, the United Nations said Tuesday, noting a “vicious cycle of skyrocketing malnutrition that’s hitting women and…

The USD 257 Summer Meals program is in full swing. Many families are utilizing the free breakfasts and lunches for children up to age 18. Meals are available Monday through Thursday at several locations. This…

What kind of person argues against feeding hungry children? John Whitmer, a former state representative from Wichita, began a recent Facebook post: “I don’t mean to be cold-hearted, but. . .” What followed was a…

Every time gardening seasons starts, I think of the little boy at Santa’s Toy Shop who told me all he wanted for Christmas was food in his house. Food insecurity is one of the most…

One of the greatest needs that Humanity House sees is the need for food. With or without children, people are having a hard time making ends meet. Food insecurity can be devastating for lots of…