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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.

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Nourish People

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

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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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Highlights


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91% OF OUR DONATIONS GOES DIRECTLY TO OUR PROGRAMS

BLOGS

Dear WhyHunger Community

Over the past few weeks as I have reflected on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I have found it’s not only an opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made but also a moment to assess the work that lies ahead. Dr. King’s calls for economic justice, […]

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The ABCs of Food Justice: J is for Justice

J is for January, but in our world, it’s also for Justice! At Whyhunger, we believe that justice means that everyone has equitable access to the resources they need to survive and thrive. That may sound broad, but at its core, we mean that all people, regardless of their race, […]

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Thank You: WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Campaign Raises $1 Million

Each fall, WhyHunger teams up with supporters, celebrity ambassadors, and radio partners for the annual Hungerthon campaign. This year, WhyHunger’s Hungerthon spread awareness about the injustice at the root of hunger and raised over $1 Million to help connect people with nourishing food and provide funding, training, and other resources […]

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