Tag Archives: Food Relief

Gifting the Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude

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 »

Food for Life begins food distribution for flood victims

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Food for Life volunteers in Bosnia began distributing hot vegan meals in the towns, Vogošče and Svrake and nearby villages in cooperation with local authorities. The floods that have engulfed Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina have left behind a wasteland, causing more than 2,000 landslides. Huge buildings in the village of Sericite, near the city of Zenica disappeared in… Read More »

URGENT Help Needed for Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

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Typhoon Haiyan roared over the Philippines with pounding rain and top sustained winds approaching 200 mph as it neared the coast. “It is the strongest tropical cyclone on record that’s made landfall, writes Jeff Masters at Wunderground. That death toll is expected to rise. According to the AP, “close to 720,000 people had been evacuated from towns… Read More »

Food for Life Annamrita responding to Cyclone Phailin

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Super Tropical Cyclone Phailin Has Made Landfall in Northeastern India Tropical Cyclone Phailin has made landfall in northeastern India, where a catastrophe threatens to unfold and deaths are already being reported. The approach of Phailin, among the most powerful historical cyclones in the region, has led to the evacuation of about 500,000 people, according to… Read More »

Food for Life Fiji – responds to Cyclone Evan

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After Cyclone Evan pounded the Fiji Islands in December 2012, causing widespread destruction to villages, informal settlements and small island communities, the Food for Life Fiji – Nation Building Education and Community Development program has been offering aid assistance. The charity has focused its efforts on the islands of Yadua, Yaqaqa, Tavea and Galoa, located… Read More »

Mid-day meals nourish 1.2m underprivileged children

30 April 2012 Government of India’s flagship project, ‘Mid-day meals’ continues to nourish more and more underprivileged children, now benefiting approximately 12,00,000 children in India. This is in view of a recent ‘Hunger and Malnutrition’ survey that puts the number of malnourished children in the country at 42 per cent. Mumbai: Mid-day meal is a… Read More »

FFL in Ecuador

January 2012 — Winter season came to Ecuador bringing torrential rains and suffocating waves of heat. However, the radical weather patterns were not enough to deter the FFL volunteers from Guayaquil, Ecuador. Taking time out from their busy family lives and business, the volunteers consistently devote time to the service others. Over 500 people were waiting in… Read More »

Food for Life in Ecuador

Food for Life volunteers have served hot vegetarian meals to school children and impoverished families for over 20 years in this South American country. Ecuador is a representative democratic republic in South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and by the Pacific Ocean to the west. It is… Read More »