The Spirit of the Marshall Plan by William Lambers
Taking Action Against World Hunger, School Lunches For Kids Around the World

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Invoking the same spirit that fueled the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, author William Lambers calls for a global school lunch program to fight child hunger. 300 million children suffer from hunger worldwide. School lunch programs fight child hunger and also boost school attendance and performance. This book highlights the use of school lunch programs in Europe following World War II and how they can be used today in countries like Afghanistan, Kenya, Guatemala and Sudan. The future of these nations depends on a nourished and educated youth. Special attention is given to the work of charities such as Food for the Poor, Childslife International and the World Food Program. Supporting the U.S. government McGovern-Dole Food for Education program is seen as key to ensuring every child around the globe can receive a school lunch. McGovern-Dole helps fund the work of the World Food Program, Catholic Relief Services and other organizations that carry out school lunch programs in developing countries.

About William Lambers

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Lambers is a writer for the History News Service. His articles have been published by newspapers including the Miami Herald (FL), San Diego Union Tribune, Charleston Sunday Gazette Mail (WV), the Cincinnati Post, and the Middle East Times. Mr. Lambers is the author of several books including "Nuclear Weapons", and "The Road to Peace: From the Disarming of the Great Lakes to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty". He was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts and is a graduate of the College of Mount St. Joseph in Ohio.
Published January 3, 2008 by William K Lambers. 52 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, History. Non-fiction

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