Nutritious Food
is a Human Right.
Nutritious Food
is a
Human Right.
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We don’t just ask why. We find solutions to hunger that transform and last. Our answer is to build power with grassroots initiatives that nourish people and enrich communities.

Enrich Communities

Invest in sustainable, grassroots solutions and training programs that help community members grow their own food, elevate their voice and share their knowledge with others.

Nourish People

Connect people to nutritious and affordable food through the most comprehensive database of emergency food access organizations in the U.S.

Build Power

Support communities working to transform our food system by building social justice and striking at the root causes of hunger and poverty.

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When in doubt, do something. Harry Chapin | Singer-Songwriter and Musician OUR ROOTS WhyHunger Co-founder


WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Holiday Giving Campaign Launches

Celebrity auctions and experiences, radio partnerships, musician merchandise and more help raise critical funds to end hunger for good  New York (November 1, 2022)— With nearly half of Americans worried about feeding their households due to inflation and rising costs of food, their fears are exacerbated during the holiday season. […]

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Bronx Farmers’ Market Unites Community for an Afternoon of Free Music, and Locally Sourced Food

  This month, WhyHunger teamed up with the Riverdale Y for a special Sunday Farmer’s Market Event as part of an initiative to combat hunger and poverty in the Bronx. Bronx community residents and local organizations came together for an afternoon of entertainment and access to affordable, healthy and nutritious […]

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How Do We Accompany Indigenous People in Their Demands of Sovereignty?

  As the crisis of capitalism and climate deepens, Indigenous people are leading the way in the defense of Mother Earth and humanity. Through the Global Movements Program, WhyHunger works to support the protagonism of Indigenous people in their demands for sovereignty, defense of life and wellbeing. Some things we […]

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