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Stephanie KempfFinding Solutions To Hunger: Kids Can Make A Difference, an innovative Teacher Guide developed by former WHY board member and teacher Stephanie Kempf was published by World Hunger Year (WhyHunger) in September 1997. The guide was revised, and the statistics and resources updated, in 2001, 2005 and again in 2009.

With this edition of Finding Solutions To Hunger: Kids Can Make A Difference in 2009, we took a giant step into the 21st Century.

The 2009 edition was the final print edition of Finding Solutions To Hunger: Kids Can Make A Difference©. To date the only major revisions to the guide have been to statistics and resources, which change frequently. Hereafter, all revisions to the resources and statistics will be posted on our website at The site will also contain links to the sources of the statistics and resources. All statistics and resources have been updated and lesson plans have been refreshed and replaced when necessary.


Please complete the form below to be redirected to the downloads page. Both English and Spanish versions of the guide are available from the downloads page.

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The Guide contains 25 lessons that provide valuable background and creative suggestions to help students answer the difficult questions dealing with hunger and poverty. The book helps students move beyond negative feelings into constructive actions that show that they can make a difference in their community, country and world. Book includes fund-raising ideas, organizations to contact, and a listing of available videos and books for use with lessons.

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