One Cool (and Free) Way to Fight Hunger

Check out Free Rice. They’ve come up with a very creative way to get food to the poor. Basically, they give you a glorified vocab test (don’t let that scare you away), and for every correct answer you get, they give 10 grains of rice to be distributed by the U.N. They raise the money for the rice through the advertising on the site. The first time I went on, I played long enough to raise 3,000 grains. As of yesterday, the site has raised almost 1.9 billion grains of rice.

HT: Rob Wegner

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One Response to One Cool (and Free) Way to Fight Hunger

  1. What a great idea! It’s especially fun to see goodness broken down into such small steps. Internet ads don’t bring in much money, but they make enough for individual grains of rice. Thanks for sharing.

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