The World Food Program USA (WFP USA) encourages Americans to contact the Senate Budget Committee about world hunger. The World Food Program is an organization that seeks to end world hunger. It is located in the United States. It has raised over $18 million for hunger relief agencies and programs. The WPF USA also asks citizens to contact the Senate Budget Committee about world hunger due to the recent launch of an online platform through Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) that allows citizens to discuss issues of the United States budget. This is an opportunity for those that support the ending of global hunger to directly speak to the Senate Budget Committee. The WPF USA urges people to tell the committee that global hunger and malnutrition around the world are important, and that programs supporting the end of global hunger should be supported. These programs should not be cut from the budget.
Finally, the WPF USA urges people to contact the Senate Budget Committee about world hunger because they believe the hunger programs that the US supports are too important to cut from the budget. Currently, less than 1/10 of 1% (or less than .01%) of the entire US budget goes to global food programs. These programs already help an incredible number of people; but cutting this would be harmful globally, with little effect on the federal budget. These programs help in emergencies around the globe; the United States has enough money to make a significant difference in the global hunger community. Over 870 million people around the world face hunger. Some agencies that citizens can mention that they support are USAID and, more specifically, the UN World Food Programme (WPF).
Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, Senator Patty Murray, welcomes the public to add their voices to the budgetary decisions. The more people that write in to support world food programs, the more likely they will stay, and the more people around the globe that will be helped by the United States. Go to this link to make your voice heard.
– Corina Balsamo
Sources: Examiner, World Food Program USA, Senate Budget Committee