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U.S. Hopes to Donate Cash Instead of Food to Anti-Hunger Efforts

World  (tags: protection, hunger, US hunger aid, usa, society, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, world )

- 1873 days ago -
International anti-hunger activists expect the Obama administration to propose major reforms to its food aid efforts in which the United States would donate cash instead of shipping U.S.-grown food to trouble spots around the world.

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Sheila S (50)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:00 pm
I agree with this endeavor. The major mission programs I support already do this because it provides greater control of the funds, assures delivery to the appropriate recipients and supports growers and supplies in the local countries.

Jason S (50)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:55 pm
Good posting, thanks

Sandra ; (59)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 10:48 pm

Robert O (12)
Monday April 8, 2013, 12:09 am
Thank you Cal.

Frans B (582)
Monday April 8, 2013, 1:17 am
thanks for posting Cal...this is a very noble cause......

Lynn D (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 1:35 am
Thanks for article.....

paul m (93)
Monday April 8, 2013, 3:22 am

Trouble-spots are in America ,, feed U.S. People first.

Past Member (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 4:11 am
Makes sense, so it will not happen.

cynthia l (207)
Monday April 8, 2013, 6:46 am
The goverment buys the food it donates and then pays to ship it duh
It would be better just ot give money. However that being said we need to worry a bit more about the hungery in America as in take care of our own First

. (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 8:53 am
That would be a better idea.

Carol D (346)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 1:52 am
And how do we know the money is going where it should!? At some point one would think this President would take care of his won...guess not!
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