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Just Passing Through: Student Rollerblades Cross-Country for Global Hunger

Jack Sisson embarked on a cross-country excursion on June 10th, armed with nothing but the backpack on his back and the rollerblades on his feet. Inline skating from Yorktown, Virginia to San Francisco, California, Sisson is taking this three month sojourn from the day-to-day life of a Dartmouth junior to benefit the international humanitarian group Action Against Hunger /Action Contre la Faim (ACF).

Face the Music

Marc Goldfuss founded Sigsaly Transmissions in 2007 as a way to express his devotion Electronic Body Music (EBM), a genre of music originating in the 1980s comprised of mechanized electronic punk sounds and also known as “Industrial” music.

Penny By Penny, New York City Pre-School Changes Lives Around the World

Pre-school students are generally not the first group that comes to mind when discussing philanthropy. But the students and teachers at The Riverside Church are working to change that notion with their recent Community Caring Initiative.

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Twenty-one year old Jack Sisson will undertake a solo trans-America Inline skating trip to increase awareness of global hunger and to raise funds for Action Against Hunger. Sisson will make the 3,800 mile trek from Yorktown, VA to San Francisco, CA over the course of 100 days.

Snacking for Charity

For most middle school students, lunch hour is a time to blow off steam between classes. For the students of the Cross Creek Charter School’s Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society, lunch time is Snack Shack time!

Calyon Employee Scales Mt. Everest in Support of ACF

"I have all my fingers and toes!" exclaimed Sophie Denis upon finishing her ascent of one of the most daunting climbs on planet Earth. Along with her Sherpa Jinpa, Sophie reached the top of Mount Everest on Wednesday, May 21st at approximately 9:00 am local time, 5:15 pm Paris time, 11:15 pm New York time, after a final 12 hour climb.

Girl Scout Troop uses cookie sales to help kids around the world

Girl Scouts logoWhen Troop Leader Mrs. Hargreaves asked her ten Girl Scouts what they wanted to do with their earnings from cookie sales, she expected them to suggest one of the ideas that the group had discussed earlier in the year -- a trip to a local water park or a sleepover night at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Instead, the nine and ten year olds were focused on one thing: using the money to help children around the world.

Massachusetts Girl Flips For Action Against Hunger

What do you get when you mix third graders, gymnastics, and Action Against Hunger? An awesome 8th birthday party! Serena from Massachusetts found out just how to have fun and help others as she celebrated her 8th birthday in tumbling style – and raised over $300 to help end global malnutrition!

Climbing Mount Everest: Taking the Fight Against Hunger to New Heights

At 29 years of age, Sophie Denis is the youngest European woman—and only the 4th French woman—to climb the North Face of Mount Everest. She also happens to be the first female New Yorker in the banking industry to attempt this climb.

A Hike Against Hunger: College Couple Hike Appalachian Trail to Put a Stop to World Hunger

They'll Start Their Trek at Amicalola Falls, Georgia, on Saturday, February 26, 2005 at Noon.

Erica Zelfand, 20, from Sharon, Massachusetts, and Timothy Crespi, from Pearl River, New York, decided to make the 2,174 mile hike to draw attention to the possibility of ending hunger throughout the world. "There are so many potential solutions to hunger," said Zelfand. "Food is the simplest thing that people need, and hunger doesn't have to exist. Ending hunger is worth fighting for."


About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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