Up to 5 million children a year die of malnutrition - with one mouse click, you can help

While American politicians debate just how much money they need to give to corrupt financiers and the like, children around the world are dying of malnutrition. And there will be more dead children tomorrow, just as there were many that died yesterday. Every, single year, up to 5 million children under the age of five die of malnutrition around the globe. And even as you read this, more children who have lived lives of will die horrible deaths.

Basically, every year there is a holocaust of children around the world. It's not pleasant to think about. So most of us don't.

But there are those who do think about the deaths of millions of children from malnutrition. And there are those who act upon it. International Medical Corps is made up of those who both think and act to help. And with one click of your mouse, you can help them help starving children.

From International Medical Corps Web site:

International Medical Corps has been matched to one of the Top 25 in American Express’ Members Projects, ‘Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children.’ Chosen out of 1,190 projects, “Saving the Lives of Malnourished Children” is now eligible to receive up to $1.5 million in funding. The project with the most votes receives $1.5 million, 2nd receives $500,000, 3rd $300,000, and 4th and 5th $100,000. The funding – made possible by your votes – would bring a vital lifeline to hungry and malnourished children around the world.

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, IMC is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.

If you're an American Express cardholder, here's something you can do to help the IMC fight malnutrition in children - Click here. That's it, just Click here. It will cost you nothing, and you'll help the IMC save the lives of malnourished children.

Imagine a dead child. Now imagine five dead children. Now imagine five million. Yes, it is unsettling. Yes, it is disturbing. But it is a reality. Click here to help the IMC in their quest to make a difference.

If you aren't an American Express card holder, click here to find out how your donation to the International Medical Corps will be matched.

Find out more about the International Medical Corps here.

Find out more about American Express's Members Project here.


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