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To ring in the most festive of seasons, Pür Minerals, a favorite with celebrity stylists, has put out a limited edition collection of gift sets to get you (or the receiver) in the right frame of mind. Think: You Better Not Pout lip glosses; Let it Glow bronzer kit; and Deck the Eyes mascara and liner.

Sweet and savory treats for holiday giving

"For my annual holiday “gifts from the hearth,” I’ve come up with something old, something new, something borrowed — even something blue!...No time to cook? You can buy a Taste of Sonoma collection to be delivered with a sampling of gourmet foods and a bottle of wine, ($65 to $75 at simiwinery.com). A portion of the proceeds goes to Action Against Hunger."



In Haiti's tent cities, a return to normalcy is unimaginable

"Around a turn, neighbors lined up to fill plastic buckets with water from a large undulating orange bladder, imprinted with Action Contre la Faim. Fresh water, latrines, medical needs -- the stuff needed to fend off an epidemic -- come from non-government organizations. And they also illustrate the great dilemma facing post-earthquake Port-au-Prince. The NGOs, acting in the stead of a weak government, fend off disease and starvation in these squalid camps.

Haiti launches malnutrition survey

"...By surveying Haiti, province-by-province, the plan is to have a complete 'nutritional picture of the country,' said Olivier Le Guillou, country director for Action Against Hunger, which is conducting the survey in cooperation with the Ministry of Health. ..."

About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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