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Blog entry Give thanks - Give Rice

23 November 2010

One of the easiest ways to help a hungry child this Thanksgiving holiday is to play Freerice.

As Nancy Roman, from the World Food Program (WFP), put it: “Thanksgiving is certainly a time when those who have enough to eat gather to enjoy a big meal, and Freerice is the perfect way to do something fun that gives others a chance for a meal too.”

Since its launch in 2007, thanks to the time and brain power of players such as yourself, Freerice has helped raise enough funds to feed more than 4 million people for a day in countries like Uganda and Bangladesh.

This Thanksgiving, one way to help and still have fun is set up a group for your family and play together to help feed the hungry.

To create a group, go to freerice.com/groups/create follow the easy instructions, and then invite your friends and family to join you!

(Post your groups link here so we can share your action with other players?)

Comments
Mon, 12/20/2010 - 20:51 harold

hey dudes!These blog is totally right! It's the holidays anyway! Give then a bowl of rice instead of a turkey!

Fri, 12/17/2010 - 21:36 Eric Blackburn

Me and other people actually set up a group called minethings, it is called that because we all play an online game called minethings, and we decided that since we spend time online quite a bit we should try to help out the community also since we play together we are all freinds in our group, so feel free to check out our group if you want, its pretty cool because we play a game together.

Thu, 12/16/2010 - 15:42 LovinJustinBieber

Keep up the work!!!!

Wed, 12/15/2010 - 12:50 fopgames

Heyy guys!! I've created a group for Tom and Jerry Fans, Join in
http://freerice.com/frog/join/255801 , let us do something useful together.

Tue, 12/14/2010 - 17:40 DonaterofRice

LOL OK GOOD YAY LOL

Tue, 12/14/2010 - 03:08 Nuclear En.

Come on Nuclear Energy supporters lets get together in my group and fight with hunger! Who's in ??

Fri, 12/10/2010 - 21:09 cote1216

this is amzing not

Fri, 12/10/2010 - 04:15 jmauerfan

Hey, if you're a sports fan, then I have a great group for you. It is jocks give free rice. While playing on a computer. Kind of being like a nerd. Still join the amazing group! With one person!

Thu, 12/09/2010 - 05:12 marcy

=) im helping people around the world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!=) =) =)

Wed, 12/08/2010 - 23:19 Tek2000

hi

Mon, 12/06/2010 - 01:36 HelpingTheHungry77

To all Saints fans (or anybody else):
I have a group called Who Dats Fighting Hunger. It has raised about 5000 grains so far (all from me), so please help me and join!

Mon, 12/06/2010 - 00:58 CHEYENNE99

lets go help

Mon, 12/06/2010 - 00:57 CHEYENNE99

you all can do better lets set a goal to 80,0000 grains of rice who's with me!!!!!! come on people come on plese

Tue, 11/30/2010 - 21:56 a4tune911

what your doin is a great thing((:

Mon, 11/29/2010 - 10:44 du-hongwei6

You know,there are ample of people in hungry.It is so easy to help the hungry that one vocabulary equals ten rice.I will contiune this work.

Sun, 11/28/2010 - 06:49 Sephora

Freerice is spectacular!!!!!I <3 this!! Thanks fr3333 R!C3!! :D

Thu, 11/25/2010 - 08:24 Goodnews

This is a great idea, ever since I was born I remember more than enough food. I have been blessed with a family that has food.You know if every free rice family gave their prepared feast for thanksgiving to the hungry every one would have food for thanksgiving.

sincerly Goodnews

Thu, 11/25/2010 - 05:37 charlie

Go freerice!!!

Thu, 11/25/2010 - 04:09 dadeat

HI I'M TALKING TO PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD AND HELPING PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thu, 11/25/2010 - 00:44 We can

Freerice is a wonderful way to share your joy with others!!! We all can make a differance just by our selfs or with others, in that case i would like to advertise my group!!! My group is called I Can Help!!!
Its a step closer to world peace and to stop world hunger! The only questions we ask here are: Will you join? and, Will you help?
So its your choice!
Join I can Help today!!!

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