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Sustained inability to eat sufficient food

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Hunger: Sustained inability to eat sufficient food
In politics, humanitarian aid, and social science, hunger is a condition in which a person, for a sustained period, is unable to eat sufficient food to meet basic nutritional needs. So in the field of hunger relief, the term hunger is used in a sense that goes beyond the common desire for food that all humans experience.

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Help the Hungry: What it's like to volunteer on the frontline during a pandemic

'Without routine, I can't cope. I would not be here if it wasn't for this project,' one helper says
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Bid on Sir Peter Blake's artwork in Help the Hungry auction, say Dame Judi Dench and Joanna Lumley

'I'm very glad that maybe my left eyebrow has gone to good use,' says Dame Judi Dench
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Help the Hungry: Dizzee Rascal returns to his old neighbourhood to distribute emergency food supplies

Rap star volunteers at east London primary school boosted by deliveries from campaign partner The Felix Project
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Help the Hungry: Stanley Tucci and top chefs 'rhyme for restaurants' in support of our appeal

Poem celebrates the work being done in the hard-hit hospitality sector during pandemic
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Help the Hungry: Restaurants help to feed key workers

Kitchens open up to cook meals for NHS staff
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Help the Hungry: Volunteers cook for neighbours struggling without food during crisis

'I can't bear the thought of anyone going hungry,' says volunteer cook, organiser and delivery driver Katie-Louise Barber
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YouTube star KSI joins Independent 'Help the Hungry' campaign to distribute food during coronavirus

'It was a pleasure to be a part of this, I would love to do more in the future'
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Help the Hungry: WWII generation thanks 'heroes' getting nation through current crisis

Volunteers delivering food packages 'should get a medal after all this,' says Army veteran
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Help the Hungry: Wembley Stadium taken over by food charity to provide 140,000 meals per week

Our appeal partner The Felix Project is providing food for the venture
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Help the Hungry: Top restaurant chefs join forces to provide free meals for families

Food is going to those reliant on free school meals
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Help the Hungry: Our appeal raises £3.5m as food crisis deepens

The Felix Project now delivers quadruple the amount of food as Phoebe Waller Bridge pledges her support
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Help the Hungry: UK food crisis 'escalating' due to economic impact of lockdown, experts warn

'The economic factors pushing people into food insecurity are only going to get worse,' says Food Foundation chief
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Help the Hungry: Volunteers save vegetables from going to waste to feed those in need

More than six tonnes of food secured for our appeal
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Help the Hungry: Our campaign raises £3m for the vulnerable

Felix Project now delivering equivalent of 100,000 meals a day
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Help the Hungry: Cyclists sign up to help deliver free meals to vulnerable people

'I wanted to do my bit,' says one volunteer using his bike to drop off freshly cooked food at the doors of desperate Londoners
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Help the Hungry: UK food waste czar Ben Elliot warns coronavirus pandemic could leave millions hungry

Eight million British people face food insecurity and 3 million have already gone hungry since the lockdown, according to the Food Foundation, writes Arjun Neil Alim
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Help the Hungry: New volunteers sign up to help huge emergency food aid operation

'I had some extra time, and I really wanted to do something useful with it,' says 30-year-old marketing executive now helping pack parcels going out to vulnerable people
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Help the Hungry: Charities working hard to get 'tsunami' of food to people in need, as industry rallies behind campaign

'We're scaling up very quickly so we can help as many as we possibly can,' says CEO of food surplus charity The Felix Project
Independent - Published

Help the Hungry: The food charities that need volunteers to get supplies to neighbours

'The big change is the financial hardship we're seeing – and the huge level of demand,' says charity boss
Independent - Published