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Justin Bieber Visits Philippines to Help Typhoon Haiyan Victims

"Pop singer Justin Bieber visited the Philippines Tuesday to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The storm claimed thousands of lives and caused millions of dollars of damage to the country in early November...Bieber, 19, arrived to the country on a special flight, Immigration officer Jerome Ollet said, according to the Associated Press. Bieber’s visit is a part of the teen pop star’s ongoing efforts to offer relief to those impacted by the typhoon.Bieber has risen more than $600,000 dollars so far that will go to charities like UNICEF, Action Against Hunger, and the Philam Foundation.

Fight Hunger With These 5 Charities

"After the holiday gift-giving season passes and spring begins, it’s easy to forget to give to charities that need your help the most.  We’ve found five of our favorite food-related charities that are a great way to give back just in time for spring. This blog is part of a virtual event, 'Hunger Hits Home,' themed around how we can do more to help fight hunger in our communities.  Join us at this communal table and post the ways you help fight hunger using the Twitter hashtag: #pullupachair. Here are a few charities worth checking out...Action Against Hunger:

As Haiti storm emergency fades, aid groups seek help with deep-rooted hunger crisis

"...This week, women with small children waited alongside an open sewer to enter a canteen run by the French food aid group Action Against Hunger. Only children shorter than 3-foot-7 (110 centimeters) with registration cards could enter, get a check-up and receive a porridge-like mix of corn, soy, salt and sugar. ..."

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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