Remembering George McGovern

> From: “WFP”
> To: Richard Kaplan
> Subject: Remembering George McGovern
> Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 08:36:50 -0700
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> In This Issue:
> WFP & George McGovern
> Be a Hero
> Molly’s Message
> WFP’s Supporters
> Aguilera gets award
> New video from Syria
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> WFP Remembers George McGovern
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> “George McGovern saw ?- way before anyone else — how the simple, sustained act of putting a meal in the hands of a poor child at school could change that child?s life and give them a chance at a better future,” WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said. >
> US Senator George McGovern was a long-time champion in the fight against hunger and a founding father of the World Food Programme. Read more to learn how his tireless work touched millions of lives around the word. >
> –> http://www.wfp.org/stories/wfp-remembers-george-mcgovern >
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> Be a Hero in an Emergency
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> Whether it?s a drought in the Sahel or conflict in Syria, entire communities rely on WFP to respond in emergencies. And, to get the right food to those who need it most, we rely on you! Become a Hero Fighting Hunger today by providing a recurring, monthly gift that enables WFP to do what it does best — save lives in emergencies. Start your monthly gift now! >
> –> - https://www.wfp.org/donate/monthly_emergency
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> Molly?s Message
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> This month, we challenged our community and our partners to help us raise 50,000 school meals by World Food Day. And we made it! This all started with the energy and spirit of a girl named Molly. Listen to her new message thanking you for your support. >
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> Who are WFP?s supporters?
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> Meet three WFP community members who have committed themselves to the fight against hunger in unique ways. Sarah plays Freerice and helps encourage others to get involved. Katerina experienced hunger firsthand and now serves as an advocate. Joy donates monthly to provide children with school meals. Find out what motivates these three young women and get inspired! >
> –> https://www.wfp.org/get-involved/meet-our-community
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> George McGovern Leadership Award
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> Christina Aguilera and Yum! Brands were recently honoured with the WFP USA George McGovern Leadership Award. Their commitment to the world?s hungry is as creative as it is inspiring. It just goes to show there?s no limit to how you can use your voice in the fight against hunger. >
> US Secretary of States Hillary Rodham Clinton presided over the ceremony. Read what she had to say here. >
> –> https://www.wfp.org/stories/yum-brands-and-christina-aguilera-honoured-2012-world-hunger-relief-kicks >
> Syria: New Video from Homs
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> ?The road from Damascus to Homs doesn?t prepare you for what you will see once you enter Homs.? On her recent trip to Syria, WFP Communications Officer Abeer Etefa reports on the ongoing humanitarian crisis and meets with families struggling for survival. Watch her new video from Homs and learn more about WFP?s efforts to deliver food (even going door-to-door when necessary). >
> –> http://www.wfp.org/videos/wfp-reaches-syrians-caught-crossfire >
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> WFP reaches 100 million people in 70 countries – and that?s just the beginning of what we do! Take a look at our new infographic to get a visual overview of the life-saving work WFP does around the world. If you like it, make sure to share it! >
> –> https://www.wfp.org/stories/all-about-wfp-infographic
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> The Latest ?Take on Hunger?
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> Arianna Huffington recently gave us her take on hunger ? as editor in chief of the Huffington Post, she?s a source to listen to. Find out what she has to say in our latest video from ?50 Takes on Hunger.? >
> –> http://www.wfp.org/videos/president-and-editor-chief-huffington-post-media-group-arianna-huffington >
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> New Airstrip for Dolo Ado
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> Thanks to support from the US government, WFP recently inaugurated a brand new airstrip for the Dolo Ado refugee camp in Ethiopia. More than 400 Somali refugees still arrive here each week, and this airstrip will allow for supplies to be delivered year-round. >
> –>http://www.wfp.org/news/news-release/new-airstrip-inaugurated-dolo-ado-refugee-camps >
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> Stitching a Future in Afghanistan
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> What do food and sewing machines have in common? One stitch at a time, WFP is helping change the future for Afghan women with an innovative food-for-work programme. >
> –> https://www.wfp.org/stories/stitching-future-afghan-women >
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