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The UN Food and Agri­cul­ture Or­gan­i­sa­tion marks World Food Day each year on Oc­to­ber 16 – the date the en­tity was founded in 1945.

World Food Day is a world­wide event de­signed to in­crease aware­ness, un­der­stand­ing and in­formed year-round ac­tion to al­le­vi­ate hunger.

To date, Stop Hunger Now has or­gan­ised more than 165 000 vol­un­teers in five coun­tries who have pack­aged more than 50 mil­lion meals for dis­tri­bu­tion in de­vel­op­ing coun­tries.

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