FAHC, Smiles, and Other Great Causes

Feed A Hungry Child

I have had this draft on my dashboard for some time now; it was just a simple list and I figured I would post it when the holidays came around.
Then this week, along came dear Indira of Mahanandi with this post at Dining Hall. What a great chance to showcase a worthy cause!

my most fortunate child, with herย dinner

Wouldn’t it be amazing if every child could have a meal like this!?
Actually, why should it be amazing? Why shouldn’t it be commonplace?
Doesn’t every child *deserve* a meal like this!?

Simple meals that many of our kids take for granted are out of reach
for too many children the world over. Feed A Hungry Child, brainchild and champion cause of our own generous soul, VKN of My Dhaba,
seeks to change that.

Please help.

Hosted WordPress blogs like mine do not have a provision for the widget used by the folks at Feed A Hungry Child, so please click on the link below to read more about this wonderful venture.

I hope you will choose to make your donation there, as I did.

Their server is secure, and every cent contributed goes directly to feeding children in need.

Feed A Hungry Child

While we’re about it, here are a few more excellent causes to remember — now, as holiday gift-giving season rolls around, and all year long.

US Campaign for Burma

Asha For Education

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Asperger’s Syndrome

In my family we have often made a donation to the charity of one’s choice in lieu of exchanging gifts — this works for any occasion be it a birthday, Christmas, anniversary, or any other time.

Thanks to all who give a little of themselves, and thank you Indira and VKN for publicising this most worthy cause ๐Ÿ™‚


I was happily informed, by reading over at Nupur’s One Hot Stove, that today, October 15, is Blog Action Day. I am always learning something new at One Hot Stove!

Nupur has written a fantastic post with all sorts of examples of how we can be more enviornmentally conscious — from the places we choose to spend our money to the way we organize our fridge ๐Ÿ˜‰ I can eschew Walmart a lot easier than I can keep a fridge as neatly as Nupur keeps hers! I can’t say I have tons of environmental tips to offer. For my own private effort, I made a promise at New Year’s that I would try to avoid purchasing anything packaged in materials I cannot recycle — styrofoam and other non-recyclables are out — cardboard and plastic containers I can reuse are in. Thanks Nupur, for broadening my environmental horizons and sharing your ideas ๐Ÿ™‚



  1. Indira said

    Thanks very much Linda for contributing and publicizing this cause. I greatly appreciate your support!

    Very small part I can do Indira, but our collective little bits add up don’t they ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. indosungod said

    FAHC is truly a great cause, and for especially food bloggers like us, good to keep in mind. All great causes to keep in mind when the holiday season is on us. Thanks Linda.

    Thanks ISG, for chiming in — they’re all great, yes ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. swaroopa said

    Truly worthy cause. thanx for supporting

    Hi Swaroopa, glad to do my small part for a great cause! Thanks for stopping by — I must visit your blog soon ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Siri said

    Indeed FAHC is such a noble cause and Thanks for supporting it Linda. Every child deserves to have a nice meal and we have to do our best to support such campaigns..:)

    Every child does, indeed Siri… when I see my own I am doubly reminded how fortunate we all are. Thanks for your kind comments ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Asha said

    I just donated too Linda. Great cause!:))

    Asha you’re just a sweet soul sis no matter how you slice it — I knew you would have already donated ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. roopa said

    Thanks Linda for the support and its a great cause !

    It’s least any of us can do yes, Roopa? Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. I am planning to donate today Linda……a noble cause indeed……

    Hi Sirisha, glad you stopped by and thanks for your comment. It’s nice to have a common cause as Indira said, isn’t it ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. sandeepa said

    Thanks Linda for a list of those wonderful causes

    Oh, Sandeepa, I’m a great one for making lists ๐Ÿ˜‰ Seriously, these ARE all good ones — thanks! ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Richa said

    hey linda, u’ve been tagged ๐Ÿ™‚

    I’m little late to the game Richa, but finally made it — thanks for tagging me ๐Ÿ™‚

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