Nonfiction in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

At the sprawling Cathedral Kitchen complex in Camden, New Jersey, the floodgates open daily at 4 p.m. sharp; 12 p.m. on the weekends. As the day’s crew of 20-25 volunteers finishes setting the tables with homemade placemats and...

By Ilana Arougheti
Nonfiction in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

It was a cold but crisp morning when we left our house in Sunnyvale in a dark blue vehicle, in search of another vehicle, a double-wide trailer called This is Hunger, literally an exhibit on wheels...

By Grace Muresan
Nonfiction in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

Malnutrition is a problem that people typically think of as belonging to third-world countries. But what if I told you that first-world countries, too, suffer from that problem? “Hidden hunger” is a form of malnutrition where...

By Karen Wu
Fiction in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

It was raining. Again. The boy ducked into a nearby ally, small hands raised over his head. There, he crouched down atop a crate, chest heaving. His dark, matted hair hung over his face, covering most of his chocolate-brown eyes...

By Caroline Sun

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Nonfiction in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

Food: without it, we cannot live. One important function food has is keeping us energized during the day, so that we can do all the things we need to do, such as going to school. Unfortunately, many people around the world do not have access to this necessity...

By Karen Wu
Poem in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

you learn to ignore it.

the rumble in your gut

the silent plea from your stomach for food

the craving slowly consumes you...

By Mofe Akinyanmi
Fiction in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

Riiiiiing!  I sigh as I hear the familiar tone of my alarm clock. My stomach grumbles as I turn in my bed and groggily stare at the time. It’s 6:30. Time to go. Rising from my bed, I shiver. The cool morning chill is much different than the warmth of my sheets...

By Kelsey Cashman
Poem in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

Stomach grumbles,

So I reach for a snack.

If there’s nothing to eat,

I’m taken aback...

By Kelsey Cashman
Nonfiction in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

When considering world hunger, it’s important to look at local impacts in addition to more global ones.  

While some people believe that world hunger exists because there is not enough food to feed everyone, the world... 

By Amrita Bhasin
Poem in response to Zero Hunger
February 2018

The man gets up from his sleeping bag

And he looks around, his feet he drags

To the nearest place where he can beg for food

Because just a morsel would do him good...

By Grace Muresan

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