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Thursday, October 16, 2008

5 Minutes of Caring About World Food Day -

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Yesterday was Blog Action Day Poverty. Last time I looked they were up to 12,730 sites participating and an estimated audience of 13,430,685. I figure about 10 to 12 of them were my readers, but I am beginning to believe more and more that the real impact will come from the "longtail" overtime from this blog and thousands like it. CoolPeopleCare also blogged on Poverty yesterday. They have significantly more impact. Today Sam Davidson of CoolPeopleCare is reminding us that today is World Food Day.

Sam Davidson has been featured in this blog previously and World Food Day helps address and create awareness about Millennium Development Goal 1. End Hunger. Tomorrow is STAND UP AGAINST POVERTY”.

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World Food Day by Sam Davidson | Thursday, October 16, 2008

Today is World Food Day, which is designed to increase awareness and inspire action in order to alleviate hunger. With more than 35 million Americans facing hunger-related problems, the issues related to food security have never been more crucial. So what's a cool person to do?

Problems this big won't go away in 5 minutes. But with our concentrated effort, we can take that first step.

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1 comment:

Sam Davidson said...

Thanks for doing your part to spread the word about poverty and hunger. Nice post!

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