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Each year during the Lose for Good campaign, as members lose weight, Weight Watchers donates money to help fight hunger nationally through Share Our Strength and internationally through Action Against Hunger. To date, campaign donations to benefit Action Against Hunger have topped $1.5 million.

Weight Watchers Lose for Good Campaign Reaches Million Dollar Goal

Weight Watchers® announced last week that it will donate $1 million  to Action Against Hunger and Share Our Strength® through its fifth annual Lose For Good® campaign. Each year, the Lose For Good campaign invites Weight Watchers members and Weight Watchers Online subscribers to lose weight, and donates up to $1 million to Action Against Hunger and Share Our Strength. 

Action Against Hunger Honors Weight Watchers International at Benefit Gala

On October 30th at its Annual Benefit Gala at Capitale in New York City, international NGO Action Against Hunger will honor its friends at Weight Watchers International with its 12th annual Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award.

Yeas & Nays: People, Politics, Power – Hudson helps Weight Watchers Lose for Good Campaign

Academy-Award winning actress and American Idol alumnus Jennifer Hudson not only looked thin but also incredibly beautiful at the Weight Watchers Lose For Good campaign rollout Thursday morning at the National Press Club. Hudson helped unveil Weight Watchers’ fourth annual Lose For Good campaign, which is aimed at helping to fight obesity and hunger in children to benefit Share Our Strength and Action Against Hunger. The 30-year-old knockout’s voice is featured in a public service announcement where she drives home the hunger problem that exists around the globe.

Weight Watchers Unveils Latest Lose For Good Campaign to Help Fight Obesity and Hunger

Weight Watchers® has launched its fourth annual Lose For Good® campaign—the national initiative that lets Weight Watchers members and online subscribers participate in an effort to battle hunger and malnutrition.

Corporate Philanthropy Breakfast at the Financial Times

On Wednesday June 22, Action Against Hunger is hosting a breakfast presentation at the Financial Times’ New York office. Moderated by the FT’s US LEX Editor, Stuart Kirk, the program will explore inventive approaches to corporate philanthropy and spotlight three of ACF’s unique partnerships: Tyco International, Weight Watchers and Global X Funds.

Financial Times Seasonal Appeal Raises $1.6 Million for ACF

NEW YORK, NY—The Financial Times Seasonal Appeal in partnership with Action Against Hunger | ACF International raised a total of $1,639,185 for the global humanitarian organization’s life-saving programs around the world.

“We are delighted that the appeal has raised so much. With recession and rising food prices contributing to further hardship for vulnerable people, the ACF cause is urgent and timely,” said Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times. “Thank you to readers, to fund-matching donors and to others who have given so generously.”

It's not just the fight against hunger that needs holiday appeals but the fight against obesity

"Weight Watchers nationally simultaneously made cash contributions at pace with weight loss to two hunger-fighting organizations, Action Against Hunger and Share Our Strength. Essentially, our members have been able to help their own health while helping a neighbor in need."

Walk for Others provides food for Cleveland Foodbank

"The 'Lose for Good' campaign provides important support for our work to end hunger around the world," Nan Dale, executive director of Action Against Hunger's U.S. headquarters, said. 'As Americans strive to make healthier choices at home, this campaign offers a novel way for participants to help themselves while also helping save children suffering from life-threatening malnutrition.'"

Children join fight against hunger, obesity

"The gardens are part of a national campaign called Lose for Good that the two groups hope will inspire people to achieve healthy weight loss while helping others in need. The campaign, which runs through Oct. 23, kicked off locally Wednesday at Browns Mill. During the campaign, Weight Watchers will donate up to $1 million to two organizations that help feed children and families: Share Our Strength and Action Against Hunger."

Weight Watchers Launches Third Annual Lose For Good Campaign to Help Fight Obesity and Hunger

NEW YORK, NY–For the past two years, Weight Watchers® members have shown that they can improve their health while helping those in need. Today, the company announces the launch of the third annual Lose For Good® campaign, an initiative that fights hunger both locally and globally by increasing awareness of this important issue and helping to provide access to healthy food for those in need.

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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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