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Blog entry Happy Birthday Freerice!

01 October 2012

Freerice is turning 5! The site was launched on 7 October 2007. Since then we raised enough to feed 5 million people thanks to the support (and smarts!) of the people who play Freerice every day. To keep the theme of "5" going, we’re taking 5 days to celebrate from October 3 to 7.

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Blog entry Freericer Spotlight: Dr Al Forsyth

05 September 2012

Apart from being something of an expert on Giraffes, a well-travelled soul, a retired professor and more, Dr Al Forsyth is also one of Freerice’s most passionate supporters and the creator of our new World Hunger subject.

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Blog entry Say What? Help Us Create a New Subject

28 August 2012

Now is your chance to ask the questions. We're creating a new subject on Freerice called "Famous Quotes", and this is your invitation to submit the questions that you would like to see included in it.

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Blog entry Hunger, In Your Words

27 August 2012

Every day the Freerice community raises meals for those who need it most around the world. Most of us never have to think about where our next meal will come from, or think of ways to feed our family.

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Blog entry New Subject! World Hunger

20 August 2012

Did you know that one in seven of us goes to bed hungry every night? Or that hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined? An essential part of solving world hunger is knowing the facts, so that you can get others involved in the fight.

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Blog entry A Positive Force: MarsArmy Against Hunger

16 August 2012

For some time, our team at Freerice has been inspired by the members in the group, Marsarmy Against hunger. Not only are they one of the most vocal groups on social networks like Twitter, encouraging others to "rice up" against hunger, they have also raised over 15 million grains of rice since it was formed in 2011. This year, they have almost doubled the amount of grains raised.

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Blog entry Facebook Connect - Please Read This

15 August 2012

You may have noted that the Facebook and Twitter login options were recently disabled. This was done after a bug was discovered - we have been careful to take all the time needed to ensure it's resolved and to test it thoroughly.

We are pleased to let you know that the Facebook connect option is available again! We are working on enabling Twitter connect too.

Please note: players who previously used Facebook connect on Freerice, will need to reconnect their Facebook account to their Freerice profile.

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Blog entry Player Spotlight: Bronx Science Key Club

26 June 2012

This month, the Bronx Science Key Club caught our attention. And for good reason! Smart minds, the will to learn, and an enthusiasm to fight world hunger have earned these students a well-deserved shout-out.

Take a minute to check out this great video they’ve created to spread awareness about hunger and Freerice.com

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Blog entry Freerice Inspired Poetry

25 June 2012

Last week we asked Freericers on Facebook and Twitter to write a Haiku using one word that they had learnt while playing Freerice.

They then added their poems to the comments on Facebook or tweeted their poem at Freerice. Here are the inspiring poems we received - not all of them followed the traditional Haiku format, but there were too good not to share!

"Want to curve your mind?
Then listen to words of time.
Give rice to give life."
- Ednita Vargas

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Blog entry Pictures Tell The Story Of Drought In Niger

13 June 2012

For over 12 years, Rein Skullerud has photographed hunger and the World Food Programme's work to end it. During a recent trip to document the devastation of the drought in Niger, the Sahel region, he was struck by the conditions of the land.