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USDA: Food and Nutrition     View
The United States Department of Agriculture provides a list of online food assistance links. According to their site, "food assistance programs increase food security and reduce hunger by providing children and low-income people access to food, a he ...!ut/p/_s.7_0_A/7_0_1OB?navid=FOOD_ASSISTANCE&parentnavid=FOOD_NUTRITION&navtype=RT

Food Research and Action Center     View
"Founded in 1970 as a public interest law firm, FRAC is a nonprofit and nonpartisan research and public policy center that serves as the hub of an anti-hunger network of thousands of individuals and agencies across the country." This site includes c ...

World Humanitarian Day     View
August 19, 2011, was World Humanitarian Day. This resource describes the crisis in the Horn of Africa and tells the story of a humanitarian aid worker there. People interested in supporting the relief effort can learn about how they can help and conn ...

Children's Defense Fund     View
The Children's Defense Fund is dedicated to educating the public about the needs of children, with a particular focus on the poor, minority, and disabled. Their site offers important facts and figures about children in America, information about the ...

National Coalition for the Homeless     View
"The National Coalition for the Homeless is a national advocacy network of homeless persons, activists, service providers and others committed to ending homelessness through public education, policy advocacy, grassroots organizing, and technical assi ...

Center for the Study of Social Policy     View
The mission of this nonprofit organization "is to promote policies and practices that improve the living conditions and opportunities of low-income and other disadvantaged persons." The Center's work is "concentrated in the areas of fa ...

Hunger Awareness Day     View
This day in early June "serves as a platform for domestic hunger-relief organizations to raise awareness about hunger in America and the work ... [they] do." The site features a listing of local events throughout the country, and suggestion ...

Hunger: Myths and Realities     View
This site gives the myths and facts of world hunger.

Food and Nutrition     View
This comprehensive site gives information about nutrition and household food security along with resources and links.

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)     View
J-PAL "serves as a focal point for development and poverty research based on randomized trials. The objective is to improve the effectiveness of poverty programs by providing policy makers with clear scientific results. ... J-PAL works with NGO ...



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