What can we do while others go hungry?

I saw the Washington Post headline for a series on the world food crisis — the first article, “Where Every Meal Is a Sacrifice” — on the way home tonight. The video, about two families in Mauritania trying to cope on the edge of a food disaster, left me in dread and asking “What would I do if I were them?” (And feeling rather self-conscious that I had a snack of rice pudding which was almost the same as the first family had as their — perhaps — only meal.)

The only sane response is to ask “What ought I to do?” I just gave the Friends of the World Food Program another $100 and I challenge you to give what you can. Thank you.

Friends of the World Food Program

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