Oxfam America has launched a brilliant video showing how wasteful we are with food aid. The United States gives a lot of money to food relief agencies, which is a mere drop in the bucket (.05%) when looking at our budget as a whole.
Oxfam says that we can feed more people (17 million more!) if we buy food aid locally in developing countries. Learn more at http://www.oxfamamerica.org/foodaid.