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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
estimated 925 million people are chronically hungry throughout the world. That's
a huge number that one local organization is hoping to put a dent in.
local women are running a "Stomp out Starvation" campaign. The idea for the
campaign came last year after the ladies helped pack 100,000 meals for the Feeding
My Starving Children Foundation. They then decided to step that number up and
shoot to pack one million meals.
called the Million Meals Alliance. Each meal costs only 22 cents, and the goal
is to raise $22,000 with the help of nine churches.
been working for several months to raise money, and are currently getting
prepared for a live and silent auction event in September. Organizers say most
of the meals will be for children in Haiti.
feel there's a vision to reach the world in any way that we can," said Sandy
Dulay, a member of the Stamp out Starvation team. "Certainly, world hunger is
just a phenomenal thing, you know, if we can't make any difference."