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Alumna Elizabeth Justice collects rotten tomatoes to be used as compost Oct. 5 at the NIU Communiversity Gardens on the east side of Anderson Hall. 

Panel discussion brings Hunger Action Month to close

By Northern Star staff | September 29, 2015

A panel discussion about hunger need will be held as a part of Hunger Action Month on Wednesday. The discussion, Think Global. Act Local: Hunger Action Month, will be presented by NIU and the Northern Illinois Food Bank to present 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in...

Volunteers pack lunches to feed thousands of children

By Ryan Chodora | November 18, 2013

It took volunteers from all over DeKalb County only four days to make enough meals to feed 2,260 children for one year.Volunteers helped pack meals for Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization that helps feed children all over the world. About...

Feed My Starving Children to host major volunteer event this week

By Northern Star Staff | November 12, 2012

More than 127 groups have signed up to volunteer during this week’s Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) event, Make a Difference 2K12. The event, which runs from Thursday to Sunday, aims to host 3,700 volunteers and pack 750,000 meals over the course of...

Feed My Starving Children fights hunger, one meal at a time

By Robert Baird | November 7, 2012

Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending child hunger around the world, one pre-packed meal at a time. FMSC hosts events throughout the nation at churches and schools where the community will get together and create...

Feed My Starving Children to host meal packing event

By Olivia Willoughby | November 13, 2011

Motivated by the 18,000 children who die of starvation each year, Feed My Starving Children [FMSC] will host a meal packing event Thursday through through Nov. 20. FMSC is a not-for-profit Christian organization whose volunteers pack meals to send out...