Over 1400 are known to have been killed by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck an area between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara, in Nepal. The military are battling against time to save unknown numbers of people feared trapped under rubble while medical workers have been stretched to their limits caring for nearly 2000… Read More »
“Hungry Harvest is a mission-driven organization that strives to eliminate food waste and eradicate hunger in the United States, starting with Maryland. They take fresh, surplus fruits and vegetables from local farms and wholesalers around the Mid-Atlantic and deliver it once a week. In addition, for every bag they deliver, they donate a bag to… Read More »
Our friends at Compassion Over Killing are promoting US VEGWEEK. Their campaign page explains the reasons:Kicking off near Earth Day, US VegWeek encourages people to explore the many benefits of vegetarian eating by taking the 7-Day VegPledge. Be healthy, save the environment, protect farmed animals, and eat a ton of tasty food!Food for Life Global fully supports this… Read More »
The World Vegan Summit was held at the Marriot hotel in Marina del Rey, California from March 20-22 with over 300 attendees. Director of Food for Life, Paul Rodney Turner was a guest speaker, giving a talk on the work of Food for Life Global volunteers from around the world in the main ballroom to… Read More »
Sir Paul McCartney has been a long time vegetarian and activist for animals and the planet. Recently he took the time to recognize the work of Food for Life Global and honor the volunteers for achieving 40 years of service to the community.
Food for Life Global, affiliate, Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary recently joined hands with Mr. McCartney’s “Meat-free Monday” campaign by launching the project in Colombia.
“We are very appreciative of Mr. McCartney taking the time to recognize the hard work of the volunteers,” said director, Paul Rodney Turner.
Food for Life Annamrita project, founded by ISKCON Food Relief Foundation is having a major impact on child malnutrition in India and directly improving the academic status of millions of school children throughout India. To learn more about this amazing project, visit: www.annamrita.org
On February 15, six people died in the town of Río Ceballos Cordoba, Argentina, after massive floods tore through the region from heavy storms. An estimated 20,000 people have lost their homes, as the rivers overflowed, dragging everything in their path.For the last 8 months Food for Life volunteers have been providing hot meals throughout Cordoba from their Motorhome, so… Read More »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 18, 2015 – US-based non-profit A Well-Fed World (AWFW) is offering a $10,000 matching grant to help FFLG affiliate, Juliana’s Animal Sanctuary’s IndieGoGo campaign!Juliana Castaneda Turner (Jagannatha Priya) runs the only no-kill animal sanctuary in Colombia and the only sanctuary that protects cows. Her project is very unique here in Colombia, where animal abuse is common.“Every donation… Read More »
Paul McCartney is famous for his vegetarian advocacy, helping numerous non-profits get their message out, however, in 2009, Paul and his two daughter’s Mary and Stella decided to take their passion to the next level and launch a Meat-free Monday campaign across the United Kingdom. The campaign caught the attention of numerous Hollywood celebrities, including… Read More »
Source: ISKCON News Staff ISKCON News on Feb. 11, 2015Photo Credits: fflv.orgKayla Mueller with one of the underprivileged children of VrindavanAmerican aid worker Kayla Mueller, 26, from Prescott, Arizona, who had been held hostage by Islamic State militants for 18 months, had been killed on February 6th in Syria. She was also an active volunteer in… Read More »
Food for Life Ukraine is battling against all odds to bring hope and healthy meals to victims of the current conflict. Volunteers are serving thousands of hot plant-based meals all over the region to needy families.
The above video is 3 days in the life of volunteers of Food for Life in Donetsk. The video highlights some of the places FFL volunteers are serving free meals: Monday and Thursday of Ilovaysk – 700 servings; Tuesday: Khartsyzk – 700 servings; Wednesday: village Kommunar -700 servings; Orehovo -150 servings; village Pastuhovka -150 servings. Volunteers also visit centers for pensioners and single disabled citizens in Kalinin, Kiev, Kuibyshev and Petrovsky.
(Above) Some of the volunteers of the Food for Life Donetsk — a cohesive group filled with compassion for people, regardless of race, ethnicity, political or religious beliefs — for cold and hunger have no national boundaries!
(Above) In early January, Food for Life Donetsk added a new member – Eugene. He came from Irkutsk to join the team. Here he is helping to serve hot food to villagers near Communar.
Food for Life Volunteers from Lugansk, Ukraine opened a social dining room to provide hot meals to 155 people. Their tasty lunch consisted of pea soup, bread and semolina pudding.
“The electricity went off before we could complete cooking the porridge and so our cooks thought not to serve it out, but the people demanded it, so we happily obliged,” explained one of the volunteers.
Many people have expressed admiration for FFL’s soup. Many of them had no idea that vegetarian soup can be so delicious.
Visit their website: https://vk.com/foodforlifedonetsk
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Food for Life Vrindavan (FFLV) is a humanitarian aid organisation officially recognized by the Indian government and is one of the finest examples of Food for Life around the world. For the last ten years, FFLV has worked in the poorest villages in the Vrindavan area (120 Km south of New Delhi). serving million of healthy meals to children.
Their free school for the poor now cares for 1500 + young girls providing them a full education, three meals a day and medical care.
To support Food for Life Vrindavan, visit www.fflvrindavan.org
Their vision is to become the leading humanitarian organisation in the country by creating a hunger free society in South Africa through free food distribution, driven by principles of integrity and purity and their short term goals are to reach 10 000 meals per day.
To support Food for Life South Africa visit http://www.fflsa.org/
SOURCE: (NaturalNews) The Food Rising Revolution launches in about 30 days, unleashing the world’s first non-profit, non-electric, home-based food and medicine production system based on 3D printable parts you can download for free.Today, I’m bringing you some teaser photos of some of the parts I’ve engineered for the Food Rising Revolution (see below). Join the… Read More »
The Motivate and Inspire Educational Academy opened couple month ago in Forsyth County has already helped students attain their academic goals. It is quickly becoming a tremendous success because middle-school students relate well to their high school instructors. Perhaps the most fascinating and impressive concept about the academy is its owner and founder, Anirudh Bikmal,… Read More »
ISKCON Hungary Celebrates Christmas With Massive Food DistributionDuring the month of December, ‘Food For Life Hungary,’ ISKCON Hungary’s charity program, distributed 30 tons of dry food (rice, flour, oil, pasta, and canned vegetables) as well as 30,000 hot plant-based meals to the needy all across the country.Over 5,000 plates of prasadam was distributed on December… Read More »
I remember the call I got from Indradyumna Swami in Sri Lanka. I was sitting in my office at the World Bank. I had just started a new job and was comfortable and peaceful. “Paul you have to come here. It is really bad. We need to respond to this. It is the biggest natural… Read More »
Typically when we think of exchanging gifts it is all about the material acquisition of stuff that at a certain point in time becomes useless stuff and we either throw it away or donate it to a thrift store. But what if we could gift something that never deteriorated in value — something that lived… Read More »
Dear friends, It is again that time of the year when we gear up for our New Year Gift Festival, we have already received lots of emails asking how to donate for this year festival. Sure you also want to join us in bringing happiness to thousands of small children! It cost only $6 for… Read More »
Food for Life has been a passion of mine for over 30 years now. From the very first day I joined the ashram and decided to be a monk, I was thrust into the kitchen to help cut vegetables for the cooks and then ride 1.5 hours to the Food for Life (Gopals) cafe where I… Read More »