The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has declared October 16th World Food Day! The purpose of this day is to raise awareness of world hunger that unfortunately remains a global problem. Approximately 870 million people go hungry every day! Check out the FAO website here for more alarming statistics. You must be thinking “how can I help?” Well the answer is simple; you can donate non-perishable food items to the Mohawk Students’ Association food bank, located in their office at each campus (counseling office at the Mohawk-Laurier campus). The food bank provides free emergency food to student’s in need. Do your part to help end hunger, donate now!