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Blog entry The Countdown!

10 February 2012

Today is the 6th and final day of “6 Degrees of Freerice” – the theme of our first official and annual World Freerice Week! Thanks to you and your network, people who haven’t played Freerice before are joining forces with us and “riceing up” against hunger! Our community really responded to the challenge to recruit six friends, and have those friends recruit six additional friends, etc. The results have been amazing.

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Blog entry 1 in 7 of us are hungry

10 February 2012

If you regularly read the Freerice blog, you’ll most likely already know this – if not, you need to: 1 in 7 people worldwide goes to bed hungry every night. And now, with nearly 7 billion people in the world, this means that almost 1 billion people are not getting the food they need today.

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Blog entry The secrets out: new subjects tomorrow

09 February 2012

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Blog entry Freerice has new subjects

08 February 2012

Where is Timbuktu? Where would you find Persepolis today? Where is Stonehenge? If you're not sure of the answer to any of these questions, you will want to play the new Freerice subject, "World Landmarks".

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Blog entry Kevin Bacon, you and I: making a difference

07 February 2012

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Blog entry Happy World Freerice Week!

06 February 2012

Today might be the best Monday you’ve had in a long time. Why? It's the first day of our first (ever) official World Freerice Week that will take place at the beginning of February every year.

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Blog entry World Freerice Week: 6 Degrees of Freerice

02 February 2012

You may have noticed something different about Freerice.com. Here’s a hint - look up, towards the top right of this screen, just next to "About" and "English"? See it yet? Now you get the idea: we're launching the first ever, official World Freerice Week from February 6 - 11!

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Blog entry One Million Registered Freericers, And Counting!

03 January 2012

It’s official. As of today, you are playing alongside ONE MILLION registered Freerice players! This milestone represents a significant step in our online movement to end hunger. Together, by doing our small part, we’ve earned BILLIONS of grains of rice for the world’s hungriest through the UN World Food Programme (WFP).

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Blog entry Snapshots Of World Hunger: 2011

30 December 2011

From conflict in Libya to the drought in the Horn of Africa, 2011 presented a challenging sequence of emergencies to the World Food Programme and other aid agencies.

Take a look at the WFP's 12 photos looking back on a year in the fight against hunger

Wishing all Freericers a Happy New Year! Thank you for all your ongoing support, feedback and time in 2011.

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Blog entry Freericers Don't Forget to be Awesome

22 December 2011

The Don't Forget to be Awesome (DFTBA) is an annual event that takes place in December.