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5/2/2014 Due to recent unrest in the Crimea, Russia has been kicked out of the G8, changing the organization's name to the G7. This does not, however, change the fact that global should be a priority for these world leaders. Sign the petition today showing your support for solving world hunger by 2015.
Goal: 15,000 Progress: 5,534
Sponsored by: The Hunger Site

Each year, the annual G7 Summit is held, during which leaders from the world's eight largest economies come together to discuss issues of global concern. We need to send President Obama a message asking him to specially address the growing problem of global hunger.

If we are to eliminate extreme hunger and poverty by 2015 as established by the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, the G7 must focus much of their conversation on ways to tackle the underlying causes of malnutrition and indigence.

Hunger is the world's number one health risk, killing more people than tuberculosis, malaria, and AIDS combined. Over 15,000 people will die today of hunger alone. If we don't address the ever-growing issue of world hunger, trying to solve other problems will be fruitless.

Urge President Obama to focus on solving world hunger by 2015 — both at the Summit and beyond.

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Dear President Obama,

If we are to break the cycle of poverty and hunger by 2015, as established by the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, the member states of G7 will need to put much of their focus on how to combat rising rates of malnutrition and indigence.

The facts are these:

· Hunger is the world's number one health risk, killing more people than tuberculosis, malaria, and AIDS combined
· Over 15,000 people will die today of hunger alone
· One in four children in developing countries are malnourished
· One in seven of the world's population aren't healthy enough to lead an active life

These statistics are scary, but they're all too real. Hunger is a cyclical problem — hunger causes poverty which in turn causes more hunger. We must find the root causes of hunger in order to combat it, and that's what I'm hoping you'll work toward with the G7 as well as throughout the rest of your career as a world leader.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Aug 21, 2014 Debra Wilson
Aug 15, 2014 H Steinberg
Aug 15, 2014 Shirley Jenkins
Aug 14, 2014 robin karlsson
Aug 12, 2014 Liz Broecker
Aug 10, 2014 Diana Zaviera
Aug 9, 2014 John Cassar
Aug 9, 2014 pam alderman no human bein shud ave to go wivout food..all over the world theres too many people going hungry :-(
Aug 9, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 8, 2014 Elisabeth Harström
Aug 8, 2014 Misty Crary
Aug 8, 2014 Joan Jordan
Aug 8, 2014 Dilek Gonen
Aug 8, 2014 Josh Alfonso
Aug 8, 2014 Bethany Delaney
Aug 8, 2014 Pam & Robert Burns-Clair & Clair Stop subsidizing US corporate farms & Monsanto crops...promote local farming & legume crops that are much more eco-friendly to feed masses than animals!
Aug 8, 2014 meghan follansbee
Aug 8, 2014 Douglas Rori Let's eradicate WAR, POVERTY & HUNGER in our countries. Pamoja. Amani
Aug 8, 2014 Joanna Levitt
Aug 8, 2014 Mandy Moran
Aug 8, 2014 Valerie Coe Lowder
Aug 8, 2014 tamara kaileh
Aug 8, 2014 Krasimir Mladeniv Yeppers!
Aug 8, 2014 Marie Berling
Aug 7, 2014 Barbara Meineke
Aug 7, 2014 charles riddle
Aug 7, 2014 Kathryn Goldfarb
Aug 7, 2014 Goh Lester Please help the hungry, poor and needy. God bless you
Aug 7, 2014 Valérie M. Horne
Aug 6, 2014 Monica Quijano
Aug 2, 2014 catherine martell
Jul 31, 2014 debbie mason
Jul 30, 2014 Suzanne Camarillo
Jul 30, 2014 Mark Aziz
Jul 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 29, 2014 Thomas Simon
Jul 29, 2014 Jill Simon
Jul 29, 2014 Therese HABIF
Jul 29, 2014 Franck Gauthier
Jul 29, 2014 John Byland
Jul 28, 2014 N. Katayama
Jul 24, 2014 Bob Brucker
Jul 22, 2014 Brian Reynolds
Jul 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 18, 2014 Tracy Reddemann
Jul 17, 2014 Bérengère Dupuis
Jul 16, 2014 Gail Cartwright
Jul 15, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Jul 15, 2014 lisa Smith
Jul 15, 2014 Sherrie Rozniecki

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