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.

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Culinary Pathways Out of Poverty in Philadelphia

Philabundance is the largest hunger relief organization in greater Philadelphia, working with 365 local partners to distribute over 26 million pounds of food annually. But food distribution is only one way Philabundance addresses hunger in its nine-county service area. Recognizing the importance of job training and living wages in long-term

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World Humanitarian Day 2019: WhyHunger recognizing Humanitarians Everyday

In 2009, the United Nations General Assembly began celebrating World Humanitarian Day on August 19th, commemorating the anniversary of the 2003 Canal Hotel Bombing in Baghdad, Iraq. The explosion left the UN headquarters of Iraq in shambles and 22 people lost their lives, including the Special Representative of the Security

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WhyHunger Statement of Solidarity

WhyHunger joins thousands of advocates and partner organizations standing in solidarity with the immigrant workers, families and individuals being targeted by the recent attacks, raids and policies of the U.S. government. After 43 years of working to ensure everyone has the right to nutritious food, we are keenly aware of

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