Based on a report by Dr. Sanjiv Gupta & Brijesh Lacoul29th April 2015, Kathmandu — Food for life Nepal has been distributing prasadam daily to the victims of the disastrous earthquake that shook Nepal on April 25th. The small non-profit was a first responder and is still one of the few organizations serving hot meals in the city… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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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/
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 »
By Lindy LairdFriday Oct 24, 2014 – Food for Life founder Buddhi Wilcox is baking a batch of pinwheels in two new ovens funded by a Manaia PHO grant when a woman from the Whangarei Bee Club drops off a 10kg bucket of honey.It is a fitting symbol of how the community pulls together to help… Read More »
The world’s largest plant-based food relief has a unique mission — the solution for world peace. This new documentary features some of the primary feeding programs the charity has around the world, including the Food for Life Annamrita midday meal project that feeds school children across India. Currently Food for Life Global affiliates serve up to 3 million meals… Read More »
Food for Life in the Northern Island of New Zealand received two glowing articles in the Whangarei Leader. One article featured volunteer Vanessa Hodgon who has served at the FFL kitchen for the last 18 months, while the other reported on the Corrections’ Vegetable Garden that supplies the FFL kitchen and the Salvation Army food bankReporter Penelope McConnell wrote:“Last Tuesday they were… Read More »
Dozens of people are feared dead in Bosnia-Hercegovina and Serbia after the worst floods in 120 years. Tens of thousands fled their homes as heavy rain fell creating tsunami-like flooding and causing rivers to burst their banks. In the higher lands, the torrential downpour caused landslides that buried houses. In the Bosnian town of Doboj,… Read More »
A new FFLG global partner, the Food for Life European Association (FFLEA) was officially founded today in Belgium. The new organisation will help Food for Life projects across Europe share good practices, improve communications and build the capacity of each individual member organisation for improved prasadam* distribution across Europe. FFLEA will also assist in fundraising and represent affiliate organisations… Read More »
On 1.4.14 Feeding the 5000 held a hugely successful event in Brussels at the Marché Aux Herbes near the Grand Place. Together with our partners we served up over 6,000 delicious lunches all made from ingredients that otherwise would have gone to waste to highlight the positive solutions to the global food waste scandal. Here’s a look at the… Read More »
On this day, March 16, 1974, the founder of Food for Life, Srila Prabhupada wrote to his student, Satyajit das: “I am hopeful that if we can widely distribute free foodstuffs to the people of India, by giving it out at our centers as well as by traveling parties to villages, we will win over… Read More »
After their last distribution to a nursing home, Food for Life volunteers, Juliana Castaneda (Jaggy) and Hema Kanti decided to create a slightly larger event. The response they got from the local people was overwhelming. January 15, 2014 , Bogota, Colombia — “Up until early 2013, I had been doing this free food distribution all by myself… Read More »