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Interact holds annual 30 Hour Famine to combat world hunger

Interact holds annual 30 Hour Famine to combat world hunger

Jennifer Lee March 12, 2013

Famine participants share thoughts and tips on lasting through the fast. From 6:30 a.m. on March 7 to 12:30 p.m. the following day, service club MV Interact held its third annual 30 Hour Famine, a fundraiser...

Interact to hold second 30 Hour Famine

Interact to hold second 30 Hour Famine

Carissa Chan January 29, 2012

The average teen consumes 2,348 calories in a day, according to the health and fitness organization Livestrong. But for 30 hours from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, junior Srisruthi Ramesh, along with over 70 other...

No food for 30 hours raises awareness and funds

No food for 30 hours raises awareness and funds

Jacqueline Barr November 8, 2009

As of 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 3, approximately 40 students vowed not to eat for the following 30 hours. Drinks except for water were also not permitted.  As of 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 3, approximately 40 students...

I’m Starving!

Selene Rubino December 3, 2008

How the 30 hour famine helps to eliminate poverty  On Nov. 19, junior Celine Liong spent brunch fantasizing about pizza— buy-one-get-one-free pizzas at Pizza Hut, pizzas with ham and sausage...

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