5 charities with a food connection, well worth your end-of-year giving
HEIFER.ORG A $20 donation buys a flock of chickens for families in impoverished areas; $120, a goat. Downstream benefits: Families donate offspring from their animals to other families in need.
FEEDINGAMERICA.ORG More than 50 million Americans live in food-insecure households. Donations to Feeding America help stock food banks and deliver supplies to disaster-stricken areas.
FREEDOMFROMHUNGER.ORG Freedom from Hunger works with women worldwide to help them obtain microfinancing, establish small businesses, and get basic financial education—so they can feed and provide for their families.