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Volume 10 Issue 1   January 2017

 

Alliance to End Hunger Embraces Global Goals in Continued Work Towards Food Security

Nathan Magrath, Alliance to End Hunger

The importance of the SDGs was recognized early by the Alliance, and was added to our Statement of Policy soon after their adoption by the United Nations. In October of last year, the Alliance to End Hunger held its semi-annual membership meeting in which Alliance members reaffirmed not only the importance of the SDGs..[READ MORE]

A Year in Review: Continuing Progress and Growth Through the Hunger Free Communities Network

Erin Leonard, Alliance to End Hunger

As 2016 has come to a close – we’ve been reflecting on the accomplishments and growth of the Hunger Free Communities network. These accomplishments were made possible by the dedicated work that coalitions across the country are doing in their communities every day and the energy and engagement that they have brought to the HFC network this past year..[READ MORE]

Alliance Launches Membership Program for Start-Up Organizations

Danielle Haddy, Alliance to End Hunger

The Alliance to End Hunger is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has recently approved a new class of membership for small start-up organizations and emerging, innovative leaders that cannot afford traditional membership dues... [READ MORE]

Domestic Anti-Hunger Coalition Reaffirms Support for Federal Programs

There are 42 million people in this country — 13 million of them children and over 5 million of them seniors — living in households struggling with hunger. This problem would be far, far worse if not for the nation’s very effective anti-hunger programs... [READ MORE]

Alliance Welcomes ‘A Place at the Table’ #FoodisFuel Campaign

The Alliance to End Hunger is pleased to support the launch of a new national anti-hunger campaign titled “Food Is Fuel” which seeks to educate the American public about the far-reaching effects of hunger in the United States, and mobilize an energized response to build political will to solve this issue... [READ MORE]

Upcoming Events:


National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference
March 5-7
Washington, DC

Join 1,000+ of your fellow anti-hunger advocates in Washington, D.C., for two days of “can’t miss” networking opportunities, content-rich sessions, and interactive training, followed by a day on Capitol Hill. You’ll go home with an arsenal of best practices, innovative advocacy methods, and personal connections to help you better fight hunger in your community, your state, and at the national level. Learn more and register HERE.

Alliance to End Hunger Membership and Board Meetings
March 9, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Washington, DC

The Membership Meeting, held in the morning, is open to all members of the Alliance to End Hunger. The board of directors meet in the afternoon. Email Jennifer Simpson (jsimpson@alliancetoendhunger.org) for more information.

UFWH & CKP Food Waste and Hunger Summit
March 24-25
Walsh University, Canton, OH

This year, two nonprofit powerhouses in the fight against hunger and food waste are teaming up to host their annual Summits at Walsh University. The Campus Kitchens Project and Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) have 25 combined years of experience in mobilizing citizens — especially university students— to build a more sustainable food system. Learn more and pre-register HERE.
 
This newsletter was compiled by Nathan Magrath, Manager of Communications and Outreach at the Alliance to End Hunger. Comments and questions may be directed to nmagrath@alliancetoendhunger.org.
 
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