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  • Food For Life Wales Receives Award From UK Prime Minister

    Food For Life Wales Director Tarakanatha Das has received a Points of Light award from the UK Prime Minister’s office. The prasadam distribution organization has distributed over 40,000 meals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Food For All Serves Free Prasad Meals to Homeless During UK Lockdown

    Hare Krishna charity Food for All has been given government approval to serve free vegetarian meals to London’s homeless people during the UK’s Coronavirus lockdown.

  • Municipality Supports Food For Life Feeding Homeless in Turin, Italy

    The local municipality in Turin, one of the largest cities in Italy, is financially supporting ISKCON’s local Food For Life effort. Devotees feed 100 homeless people at two shelters every Monday. And local public, moved by the devotees' effort, are streaming in to volunteer.

  • New Govardhana Devotees Feed Murwillumbah Flood Victims

    Since Cyclone Debbie made landfall on March 28th, it has brought heavy downpours and flooding to many areas of Queensland, Australia. In the small town of Murwillumbah (population: 8,523), ISKCON devotees from nearby New Govardhana have done what they know best to help flood victims back on their feet: feed them prasadam.

  • Devotees to Feed 50,000 For Shantipur Festival

    Devotees from ISKCON’s headquarters in Mayapur, West Bengal are expected to feed hot sanctified vegetarian meals to around 50,000 villagers in the nearby town of Shantipur on March 20th. “The Shantipur Festival is a very popular draw,” says organizer Sankarshan Nitai Das. “Because Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the founder of Gaudiya Vaishnavism, declared that anyone who gives or receives prasad [sanctified food] during the festival will get Krishna Prem, or love of God.”

  • European Prasadam Distributors Feed Refugees, Parliament, Youth

    Members of the ISKCON devotee-run charity Food For All UK partnered with local devotees in Paris and Brussels to feed sanctified vegetarian meals to Syrian refugees, parliament members, and thousands of young people across three events in late September.

  • Food for Life Nepal in the Earthquake Aftermath

    Join "Food for life". Help the children of Nepal, affected by the devastating earthquake.

  • Hare Krishnas Feed Thousands in Quake Ravaged Nepal

    With the help of 350 Food for Life volunteers, the FFL team is daily serving five thousand people in Kathmandu and seven thousand people Bhaktapur with fresh nutritious meals. Over the next few days, the number of meals being served by the FFL volunteers are expected to double from twelve thousand to twenty four thousand per day.

  • Holi Festival Food Distribution in Fiji
    Monday, April 01, 2013, in the spirit of the festival of Holi, the Hare Krishna movement took to the streets of Labasa, Fiji, to distribute cooked food to the homeless and people of the town.
  • Krishna Kitchen in Costa Rica
    In March 2012, the Krishna Kitchen team took part at the Envision Festival in Costa Rica where they catered at their first event overseas in honor of Nitai Das, the founder and Director of Krishna Kitchen who left this world on January 31st 2012.
  • Hare Krishna Happy Meals in Cape Town, South Africa

    Rasika Rai das is a Hare Krishna monk living in Redhill township at Cape Point, Cape Town.

    Every week he cooks up hundreds of 100% healthy Vegan meals for the impoverished township residents and distributes it via his trusty wheelbarrow.

    Rasika begs all the ingredients himself and operates under the banner of his Gauranga Peace Meals NGO.

  • Priceless in Seattle: Free Prasadam Cafe Says “It’s Fun to Give”
    A Seattle eatery that’s celebrating its 10th anniversary this year serves sanctified pure vegetarian food with a difference. It’s completely free.
  • ISKCON and the Mayor of London Join Hands to Feed 5.000
    “It was an event of Biblical proportions,” explained London`s Food for All Director Parasuram das. “We had 2 hours to distribute 5000 plates of prasad at Trafalgar Square, London. It seemed impossible but about 40 volunteers turned up to help serve and the day before we had 30 at Bhaktivedanta Manor to chop vegetables.
  • AmmA Means Mother

    50 minute version of the touching story of the amazing warm-hearted lady who runs is Mother to 100 children in a Orphanage in Sri Lanka and the children who open their home and hearts to those orphaned by the Great Asian Tsunami of 2004 in which 300,000 lost their lives.

    Food For Life Global Director Paul Turner found this gem of a story while he and his organization were feeding 30,000 people a day.

    Narrated by Academy Award-winner, F. Murray Abraham. Sound recording my performance artist Laurie Anderson, with music by The Smithereens, Nick Lowe, Trini Lopez, Sun Palace, Astrud Gilberto, and the Chintanami Band.

    Directed by James Clement Cook, Written by Andrea "Sid" Curtis. The uploaded documentary is the "Director`s cut" version.

  • State Of The Art Kitchens Serve ISKCON`s Mid-day Meal Project in India

    In India one of the biggest obstacles to get educated is hunger. ISKCON`s mid-day meal project helps tens of thousands school children to build their future and realize their dreams by providing them with fresh and nutritious hot meal daily.

    For more information please visit www.middaymeal.com

  • Food For Life Soup Kitchen Forced to Move by Budapest Municipality
    After a decade of distributing free vegetarian food in the busy Blaha Lujza square, ISKCON devotees in Budapest, Hungary have been forced by the Municipal Government to move their Food For Life soup kitchen to the less-than-ideal Teleki square.
  • India`s Education Department Awards Mid-day Meal Contract To ISKCON
    The education department has outsourced a contract to provide mid-day meals to primary government schools all over Gurgaon. An agreement has been signed between the Directorate of Elementary Education and ISKCON to provide meals to more than 90,000 students across the city.
  • Hare Krishnas Help Kiwis Survive Big Day Out

    This year's sell out Big Day Out looks likely to be the best ever. Veteran Chris Schulz has some tips for surviving New Zealand's biggest music festival. What do you think of this year's Big Day Out line-up? Got any tips for those heading to this year's sold out event? Send us your feedback and we'll publish your comments.