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If you haven't heard, the holiday edition of World Ark is now online. Annie has recapped some of the headline stories of the many families being helped in Zambia with a partnership between Heifer and Elanco, two siblings who worked to raise $5,000 for Heifer and discussion about the Most Important Gift Catalog in the World.

New statistics came out this week about poverty in the U.S. 1 in 15 Americans are now considered poorest of the poor. Though more information will be released next week into the demographics of these numbers, the extreme poverty rate in the U.S. is continuing to climb.

In case you have some extra pumpkins laying around and you aren't sure what to do with them, check out this week's How To blog. It gives some examples of things you can do with uncut and cut pumpkins.

Now for articles we've been reading around the office:

- Visualizing How A Population Grows to 7 Billion

- Low Fruit, Veg Intake Killing East Africans, Study

- 7 Billion Reasons to Empower Women

- Atlanta Conducts Urban Farm Design Competition 

So what did you think about all of our blog articles this week? Which one was your favorite?

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Maegan Clark

Maegan Clark loves social media even more than Southern sweet tea. She is currently pursuing her master’s in public administration and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a specialized study in public relations. Since working at Heifer, she has deepened her appreciation for the urgency with which we must end global hunger and poverty.