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Presbyterian Hunger Program
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Together we can end hunger and its underlying causes.


Trips

The Presbyterian Hunger Program promotes experiential trips which analyze the root causes of hunger and poverty while calling participants to engage in solidarity actions with our local and global partners. Learn more.


Urgent actions

stop land grabs

Take Action Now! Tell Herakles Farms to stop its intimidation of Nasako Besingi and other defenders of local communities and forests in Cameroon! 

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Call for fair food

Take Action in solidarity with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers! Call on Publix to "Do the right thing," in the words of its founder George Jenkins! Send postcards and emails to CEOs and drop off letters to store managers.  Companies are alert to what their customers communicate to them.  Your witness matters.

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act on Climate

Stand in solidarity for the environmental, energy and climate justice.

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stop Cuts to refugee services

Tell Congress to Help Unaccompanied Children and Stop Cuts to Refugee Services.

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Upcoming events

Presbyterians for Earth Care Regional Conference: September 2-7, 2014- Yukon Presbyterians for Earth Care is excited to provide this opportunity for you to come to Alaska and see first-hand how climate change is being felt and addressed in our beautiful state. Alaska is in the forefront in how climate change is affecting our planet. To help people reflect on what they are seeing, the tour will include facilitators from different perspectives, including Christian religious leaders, University of Alaska scientists, and Native American leaders. The cost of the tour includes accommodations (shared room), transportation, and meals. For more information about the 2014 PEC Regional Conference, download the brochure HERE.

Pedal for Protein Bike Ride: September 20-25, 2014-  The ride is a coordinated effort between the Presbytery of the Redwoods and the Presbyterian Hunger Program.  Presbytery members are raising funds to keep their local food pantries stocked with protein so that the children of Northern California will have complete nutrition.  Bryce Wiebe, staff member of the Presbyterian Hunger Program is riding to support the national and international projects that keep kids fed.  Be a part of these efforts with a gift or learn more about the ride.

People's Climate March: September 21st-  In New York City, Presbyterians are invited to join a global mobilization prior to a United Nations summit meeting in mid-September to emphasize the critical necessity of stronger international agreement on climate change policies. Later that week, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will be urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution. Presbyterians from Hudson River Presbytery and around the city (as well as those coming from other parts of the country) are making plans for a possible Presbyterian meeting space, and joining in an interfaith worship prior to the march. Learn More

World Food Day: October 16, 2014-  Falling during  Food Week of Action (October 12-19, 2014) World Food Day (October 16) offers the opportunity to strengthen national and international solidarity in the struggle against hunger, malnutrition and poverty and draw attention to achievements in food security and agricultural development. Use this week to plan your own local event. Learn More


Ongoing actions

Support Low Wage Workers

Connect with the Fair Development Campaign in Baltimore.

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Abolish "Doing Business" Rankings

Add your voice to the Our Land Our Business campaign against the World Bank’s “Doing Business” rankings which encourage land grabbing.  Right now, millions of people are being thrown off their land because large corporations are being given special rights. The World Bank is driving this destructive trend with its Doing Business rankings, which force countries to compete with each other to do away with things like environmental protections, workers’ rights and corporation taxes.  Sign on to demand the abolition of the rankings.  The PC(USA) has signed on to this campaign with organizations from all over the world.

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Break the chains of debt in the developing world

Become a Jubilee Congregation.

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Think outside the bottle

Curb plastic bottled water consumption, support community water rights, and protect water against privatization.

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Support your local food economy

Prepare your own meal tonight with ingredients you buy at a farmers market.

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Adopt a supermarket with your congregation

Make where you shop a fair trade hot spot.

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