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Our Approach

WhyHunger supports communities in taking control of their own food systems and ending hunger.

Enrich Communities

We provide funding, training, and other resources to grassroots organizations and social movements across the United States and 23 countries, championing local control of food access from seed to market to plate.

Nourish People

We connect people to food where they are, when they need it.

Build Power

We build global solidarity through advocacy, shared learning, and power-building.

News & Upcoming Events

Highlights


91%

goes directly to
program work.

91% OF OUR DONATIONS GOES DIRECTLY TO OUR PROGRAMS

BLOGS

Dear Community: After the Bell, Summer EBT Bridges the Hunger Gap

Dear Community, As the temperature rises and the schools prepare to close for summer break, the joy of freedom and adventure fills the air for many children. However, for some, this time marks the beginning of a daunting period of uncertainty and hunger.   Working within schools opened my eyes to […]

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Summer EBT Makes a Permanent Splash

Summer EBT Makes a Permanent Splash New for Summer 2024! Summer EBT is officially a permanent program, bridging the hunger gap before back to school season. This important initiative provides families with an extra boost to their grocery budget during those long summer months. How Does it Work? Imagine this: […]

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Mutual Aid Under Siege: How Laws Against Food Sharing Perpetuate Homelessness

People often experience hunger before they experience homelessness. Imagine this: a gnawing emptiness in your stomach, a constant companion that drowns out all other thoughts. Now imagine facing this reality every single day, unsure of where your next meal will come from. This isn’t a dystopian nightmare; it’s the harsh […]

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