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.

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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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5 Things to Remember this Juneteenth

Last year, the U.S. government officially recognized Juneteenth as a federal legal holiday commemorating the end of slavery.  In reality, it marks the date – June 19th 1865 – more than 2 and a half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation that the “last” enslaved people in Galveston, […]

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Join us in Washington D.C. for the Poor People’s March!

June 18th is going to be a big day. WhyHunger is a national partner of the Poor People’s Campaign and is excited to join them as a mobilizing partner for their transformative gathering: A National Call for Moral Revival in Washington DC. There are 140 million poor and low-income people […]

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Reconnecting: A Visit with The Campaign Against Hunger

At WhyHunger, we value the relationships we have with the partners we work with, nationally and globally. Wherever possible, we appreciate being able to take the opportunity to visit our partners and share in their work in the movement to end hunger and bring nutritious food options to those most […]

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