Poverty and Hunger

this photo shows a group of collectors at a Plastic Bank collection centerPlastic Bank

The Plastic Bank Turns Plastic Waste into Currency for the Poor

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Collectors make money or earn credit for essential services when they bring in plastic waste, which is then recycled for high-end Social Plastic products.
this photo shows a seamstress with Empowerment PlanEmpowerment Plan

Empowerment Plan Employs the Homeless to Make Coats for the Homeless

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To help the homeless during cold winter months, social entrepreneur Veronika Scott invented a high-tech coat that transforms into a sleeping bag and tote.
This photo shows Campbell University students taking part in the Collegiate Hunger Challenge

Campbell University Joins Collegiate Hunger Challenge to Combat Food Insecurity

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Students Morgan Pajak and Alex Gooding will serve as MVP Student Hunger Ambassadors leading the campaign for Campbell.
this is a photo of Jasmine Crowe, a social entrepreneur who works to feed the hungryGoodr

This "DoGoodr" Uses Technology to Feed the Hungry and Reduce Food Waste

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Jasmine Crowe's social enterprise is essentially a food waste management company that redirects surplus food to nonprofits that feed the hungry and the homeless.