i think this is a great idea. and i would do it if i a) had a dining room table and b) was going to be at home this date.
maybe you are feeling like 'doing something' and want to participate in this initiative?
sorry about the short notice (world food day is october 16th and the date of this event is october 13th, although i suppose you could do it anytime), but it seemed like a practical answer to all those questions i get asked on what people can actually do about poverty and hunger in africa (as if i am an expert, which i am so incredibly, obviously, absolutely not)
check it out here: eat so they can
and of course, i urge to keep spreading the net, the other 'cause' i am still pushing!