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Trickle Up recommended in today’s New York Times!

December 22, 2011

Mark Bittman, New York Times Food Columnist

In his blog post today on “Food Gifts That Matter,” New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman listed Trickle Up first in his list of recommended charities. Mark is an extraordinary chef and humanitarian, always seeking new ways to advocate for the poor and hungry. We are proud to be named among his top charities in his “Food Gifts That Matter.”

If you’re interested in finding out more about Trickle Up’s work in alleviating global hunger, here are some great resources:

  • Marieme Daff, Trickle Up’s Africa Program Director, recently wrote a piece on the hungry season in Mali, West Africa, and the dance Malian women must do to keep their families fed. Read here.
  • Trickle Up hosted a “Food for Thought” panel to discuss solutions to ending world hunger. Panelists included: Dr. Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food; Dan Glickman, Former US Secretary of Agriculture;  Bettina Luescher, Chief Spokesperson, North America, World Food Programme; and Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow for Global Agriculture & Food Policy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. To listen to the podcast and read through some of the solutions discussed, click here.
  • A video journal entry by Kathleen Donovan, Trickle Up board member, from her January 2011 trip to India where she met participants like Chhaya Madji who work so hard to ensure the food security of their families. To watch, click here.
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