TOPIC: NOURISHMENT (65)
The Hunger Projecthttp://www.thp.org
The Hunger Project (THP) is a global, non-profit, strategic organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. In Africa, South Asia and Latin America, THP seeks to end hunger and poverty by empowering people to lead lives of self-reliance, meet their own basic needs and build better futures for their children.
ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support smart and effective policies and programs that are saving lives, helping to put kids in school and improving futures. Cofounded by Bono and other campaigners, ONE is nonpartisan and works closely with African activists and policy makers.
Not your average online trivia game. Freerice is an online educational game, that allows you to raise 10 grains of rice for every correct answer you choose. So far, it's raised enough to feed over 5 million people. The game is run by and supports the United Nations World Food Programme. Rice up against hunger!
Farmigo's mission is to enable households across the country to receive fresh, wholesome food direct from local farms and producers delivered direct to convenient pick-up locations. Farmigo provides an online marketplace for consumers to find, select, and receive fresh food. Through group buying dynamics and subscription pricing, consumers attain affordable prices for organic food. Each farm and producer listed in the marketplace receives an Internet based logistics management system to track harvest, packing, routes, and member payment.
GRACE Communications Foundation highlights the interconnections of food, water and energy, educating consumers, advocates and policy makers through our web-based initiatives: Sustainable Table, Eat Well Guide, The Meatrix, Network for New Energy Choices, H2O Conserve and the Ecocentric blog.
Dinner: A Love Storyhttp://www.dinneralovestory.com
DALS is a website devoted (mostly) to helping parents figure out how to get family dinner on the table. You can assume I know how busy you are and how many other things are ahead of “thaw chicken for dinner” on today’s to-do list.
ShopWell is a free website and iPhone app that scores foods on how well they meet your unique needs. With easy-to-understand nutrition information and personalized food scores, ShopWell gives you easy tools to find better products for you and your family. We take the work out of reading nutrition labels so that you can focus on buying what you want as quickly as possible. We help you shop smarter so that you can eat better.
Good Eggs is a hub to bring people and food closer together. It’s a local food marketplace, a guide to eating well, and a set of tools to help local farmers & foodmakers sell direct.
We’ve just launched the pilot of our marketplace in a few neighborhoods in the Bay Area. Later in 2012 we’ll have a full launch in the Bay Area, and then we’ll start bringing Good Eggs to other cities in the country and around the world.
50/50 is a collaborative experiment. The platform supports dozens of digital challenges, each one created and run by passionate volunteers. As well as raising funds for famine aid, each project aims to engage a network of supporters to help spread the word. The brainchild of Good for Nothing andMade by Many, 50/50 is open to everyone. All funds go directly to UNICEF
Kitchensurfing is a global marketplace for people that love connecting over delicious food. Our goal is to unify the intimacy of a dinner party with the ease of walking into restaurant: Whether it's a worry-free meal at home with a professional chef or an exotic dinner party in an extraordinary location—Kitchensurfing has you covered.
Cycle House is a new type of workout experience focused not just on improving you, but the world around you as well. Every class taken at Cycle House translates to two meals for someone in need and anywhere from 500 to 1,000 calories burned off of your body.