students and teachers: The Penny Campaign kicked off October
Website Links under Penny Campaign Education
The Hunger Project www.thp.org
Hunger Project is a strategic organization and global
movement committed to the sustainable end of world hunger.
When you click on Our Prinicples, it contains many facts
about world hunger.
Stop the Hunger www.stopthehunger.com.
This service was inspired by The
Hunger Site, which is a fantastic service that funds
international hunger relief. They thought it was a great
idea, and that it would be great to apply that idea to
fighting hunger here in the United States. Click on Other
Ways to Help and U.S. Hunger Facts, for more information.
Stop the Hunger also recommends you visit
3) The Hunger
Site as well, and support the eradication of hunger
4) World Hunger Year (WHY) www.worldhungeryear.org
WHY is a leader in the fight against hunger and poverty
in the US and around the world. It is convinced that solutions
to hunger and poverty can be found at the grassroots level.
When you click on Publications, you will
be lead to a list that includes Kids Teacher's Guide.
This takes you to a site called Kids can Make A Difference.
The two most useful parts of Kids Teacher's Guide include
a Hunger Quiz, What kids can do (which also
includes what other kids have done!).
5) The Feinstein Foundation www.feinsteinfoundation.com/
Mr. Feinstein was a successful businessman who became
a successful philanthropist. For the past two years, Samaritan
Ministries has received a challenge grant from the Feinstein
Foundation. At his site, you can learn more about Mr.
Feinstein and his goal to end hunger in America.
Homelessness Resource Guide K-12 www.wmpenn.edu/PennWeb/LTP/Reference/Teach/ResGuideK-12.html
resource guide has information and lessons for elementary,
middle and high school students. It is designed to develop
awareness and encourage involvement.
National Coalition for the Homeless www.nationalhomeless.org/facts.html
National Coalition for the Homeless publishes fact sheets
on various aspects of homelessness. Each sheet summarizes
facts and issues and contains a list of recommended reading
for further research.
3) National Alliance to End Homelessness www.naeh.organization/pub/factsheets/index.html
a partnership project between the National Alliance to
End Homelessness and the Fannie Mae Foundation, aims to
educate young people about homelessness.
contains factsheets for Kids for K-2, 3-5, Middle School,
and High School
4) HUD www.hud.gov/kids/
Government has a site for Housing and Urban Development
(HUD). This portion of the HUD website is devoted to how
kids can become good citizens. When you click on "Meet
Cool People", you go to a page that takes you to
Kids Volunteer, or Help the Homeless.