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25 Apr Posted by HungerFast.org in Featured | 1 comment

WATCH: Tony Hall Thank You Video

WATCH: Tony Hall Thank You Video

Ambassador Tony Hall fasted for 28 days, without food, to call attention to Congressional budget cuts that would hurt poor and hungry people. He was joined by over 36,000 Americans in fasting, prayer and other forms of sacrificial participation. This video is a special Thank You message from Tony to all who broke out of ...

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13 Apr Posted by HungerFast.org in Featured | 3 comments

WATCH: Moby Features HungerFast.org, 30,000 Fasters in New Video

WATCH: Moby Features HungerFast.org, 30,000 Fasters in New Video

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07 Apr Posted by HungerFast.org in Featured | 1 comment

Congressman Jim McGovern Delivers Floor Speeches Supporting HungerFast.org (video)

Congressman Jim McGovern Delivers Floor Speeches Supporting HungerFast.org (video)

Washington, D.C. - For the past week, Congressional hunger hero James P. McGovern (D-MA) has delivered daily speeches in support of the HungerFast.org movement from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Representative McGovern is the co-chair of the Congressional Hunger Caucus and is one of the leading political advocates for expanding childhood nutrition ...

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29 Mar Posted by HungerFast.org in Featured | 16 comments

Watch the HungerFast.org Launch (video)

Watch the HungerFast.org Launch (video)

Washington, D.C. – At a press conference on Monday, March 28th, a large coalition of Christian, Muslim, Jewish and other advocacy organizations announced a broad based movement of fasting, prayer and advocacy, provoked by budget cuts proposed by Congress that would disproportionately hurt those living in poverty. “In 1993, as a Member of Congress, I ...

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21 Mar Posted by HungerFast.org in Featured | 22 comments

What is HungerFast.org?

What is HungerFast.org?

In 1993, Congress eliminated the House Select Committee on Hunger, a bi-partisan committee created to address the needs of poor and hungry people at home and around the world. Congressman Tony P. Hall, often called the “conscience of the Congress,” responded by fasting for 22 days, calling on the nation to reflect upon the condition ...

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20 Mar Posted by HungerFast.org in Featured | 4 comments

Meet Ambassador Tony Hall

Three times nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Ambassador Tony P. Hall is a leading advocate for hunger relief programs and improving human rights conditions in the world. Tony Hall retired from official diplomatic service in April, 2006, and is currently serving as the executive director of the Alliance to End Hunger which engages diverse ...

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