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TAKE ACTION: TELL WORLD LEADERS: END HUNGER BY 2015


World  (tags: world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, death, politics, hunger, poverty )

Beverly
- 462 days ago - thehungersite.cothehungersite.com
If we are to break the cycle of poverty and hunger by 2015, as established by the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, this year's G8 Summit will need to put much of its focus on how to combat rising rates of malnutrition and indigence.



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Beverly M. (85)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 7:58 pm
In June 2013, the annual G8 Summit will be held, during which leaders from the world's eight largest economies come together to discuss issues of global concern. We need to send President Obama a message asking him to specially address the growing problem of global hunger.

If we are to eliminate extreme hunger and poverty by 2015 as established by the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, the G8 Summit must focus much of its conversation on ways to tackle the underlying causes of malnutrition and indigence.

Hunger is the world's number one health risk, killing more people than tuberculosis, malaria, and AIDS combined. Over 15,000 people will die today of hunger alone. If we don't address the ever-growing issue of world hunger, trying to solve other problems will be fruitless.

Urge President Obama to focus on solving world hunger by 2015 — both at the Summit and beyond.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (273)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 8:07 pm
Signed Bev, Thank you
 

Cathe Franklin-Romano (52)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 8:21 pm
If your body is not nourished, it cannot function properly. So much needs to be done on a global level. Let's hope they can do better than just discuss the situation at the G8 Summit. If there are petitions other then ONE’s petition campaign to end hunger and poverty, would someone please post it? Thank you.
 

Erin R. (169)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 8:34 pm
n & s

http://thehungersite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/ths/petition/G8SummitHunger
 

Agnes N. (717)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 8:41 pm
Thanks Erin for the link..thanks Bev..signed
 

Cathe Franklin-Romano (52)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 8:45 pm
Thank you, Erin. Signed and shared.
 

Stuart Thomas (504)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 9:46 pm
Noted but when I signed I received the note: Thank you, you've already signed this campaign!

However, when I had gone to click on the link at the top of the page "TAKE ACTION..." or "visit site", I wasn't able to find an active petition about this matter there to sign. I found it by copying, pasting, and searching Erin's link to it.

So I am going to thank both Beverly and Erin.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 10:08 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 15, 2013, 10:53 pm
Signed
 

Candy L. (477)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 12:11 am
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Ben Oscarsito (353)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 2:51 am
Already signed.
http://thehungersite.com/clickToGive/ths/petition/G8SummitHunger
 

Arwen Woods (222)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 3:19 am
http://thehungersite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/ths/petition/G8SummitHunger

This link works.
 

Beverly M. (85)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 7:50 am
Thank you Ben and Arwen!
 

Stephanie Reap (192)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 8:23 am
done TY
 

Debbie Williamson (264)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 11:30 am
Signed and noted.
 

Elizabeth O. (87)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 12:03 pm
Signed.
 

Emma S. (228)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 2:09 pm
Done! Thanks, Beverly - and to Charles for the forward.
 

Beverly M. (85)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 5:47 pm
*** SORRY FOR THE FLUB*** PLEASE USE THE CORRECT LINK:

http://thehungersite.greatergood.com/clickToGive/ths/petition/G8SummitHunger

THANK YOU EVERYONE!
 

Betty Kelly (2)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 10:01 pm
Perhaps crime rates would drop if no crimes were commited because of hunger. How about if every country used 5% of their defense budget to feeding the hungry?
 

Rosemary R Hubby Home Hospital (634)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 10:14 pm
Beverley thank you for posting this action to end starvation in 2015 and thanks Ben O. for the highlighted link.
Here is my response> May 16, 2013 rosemary rannes One child dying from starvation is one child too many.Every child deserves to live, to have a healthy life. We are 'without excuse'! There is enough food to feed children globally. Children starve b/c of beaurocrisy and hypocrisy! Haiti for example!
Let's hope the G8 this year will make the conscious decision to finally pass a resolution and beyond that ensure that starvation is not going to be ongoing for next innocent generations.
 

Simone Schwinn (0)
Thursday May 16, 2013, 10:44 pm
By solving the horror of starvation , we also address the issue of poor health and the need to send so much money and resources in medical aid too these places in need. Malnutrition is the basis of poor health. I pray for a day when the resources of the Earth will be shared equally among all her inhabitants.
 

Darren Woolsey (61)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:15 am
Or sooner!!! Take funding from the pharmaceutical companies, the OIL industry that make billions, and the arms/military industry and you would have plenty to end world hunger with.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Friday May 17, 2013, 12:26 am
S&N
 

Victoria Pohrebna (269)
Friday May 17, 2013, 2:39 am
Signed.
 

Dave C. (213)
Friday May 17, 2013, 7:44 am
signed....and if you have time click all the sites at the greatergood each day....can't track how often/much you've clicked, but quick and easy -- rainforest, hunger, literacy, animal rescue, etc.....
 

Shanti S. (0)
Friday May 17, 2013, 10:50 am
Thank you.
 

Frances Darcy (217)
Friday May 17, 2013, 11:52 am
Signed using Erin's link.. Ta Erin. noted
 

Beverly M. (85)
Saturday May 18, 2013, 12:13 am
Darren and Rosemary ~ I do hope this is the new priority for our world leaders as it should be, not big oil or special interest groups or war, but taking care of the people of the earth.
 

John S. (300)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 5:08 am
I'm not actually finding the link.
 

John S. (300)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 5:11 am
II read the comments and used links provided to sign.
 

ellen m. (233)
Sunday May 19, 2013, 10:13 am
Signed and shared, thanks
 

Judy B. (57)
Monday May 20, 2013, 11:52 am
Already signed, thanks.
 

Michela m. (3869)
Tuesday May 21, 2013, 5:56 pm
S&N
 

Teresa Garcia (39)
Sunday June 2, 2013, 6:16 pm
Done! :)
 

Yvonne F. (168)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 1:26 am
So signed!!! Thanks for this great post, Beverly
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday June 9, 2013, 3:06 pm
Thank you!!! (s, n, p, t)
 
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