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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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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Women-Led Organizations to Support

To celebrate Women’s History month, we are highlighting five incredible women-led nonprofit organizations worth supporting. Women have always been an integral part of history and should continue to be celebrated and empowered in all aspects of society. Join WhyHunger in honoring the achievements and contributions of women throughout history. Acta […]

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Updates from The Global Movements Program at WhyHunger

Greetings comrades and partners. We are excited to share with you our first quarterly update of the year. The Programs team at WhyHunger looks forward to sharing more with you throughout the year: from important programmatic information to resources being offered in the philanthropic sector to communications and actions we are elevating […]

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SNAP Benefits Cut Amidst Rising Food Prices

Written by: Krystal Lee Millions of American households currently rely on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps, to help meet their basic needs. Unfortunately, these individuals are about to lose hundreds of dollars from their monthly grocery budget due to cuts in the 2023 Omnibus spending […]

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