Our Approach

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.

Build Power

Support communities working to transform our food system by building social justice and striking at the root causes of hunger and poverty.

News & Upcoming Events




Land of Hope and Dreams

This Article was originally published on Medium.
I often wear a black baseball cap with the words Land of Hope and Dreams on the front. It is part of a set including a red tee shirt and a pin that Bruce Springsteen has allowed our organization WhyHunger to sell to

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What We’re Reading: Article Round-Up

At WhyHunger we know it’s important to stay critically informed on the issues related to hunger and poverty, while also uplifting the voices, stories and successes of grassroots food justice advocates. So, every couple of weeks we’ll be sharing a compilation of articles that highlight the intersections of racial, social

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The Movement for Popular Sovereignty in Mining Celebrates Its 6th Year of Existence and Poses Itself the Challenge to Put One of Brazil’s Most Conflictive Production Chains on the Country’s Agenda

Brazil’s Movement for Popular Sovereignty in Mining, a WhyHunger ally, organized its First National Meeting in the Amazonian state of Pará. MAM is a social movement formed by urban and rural families affected by extractive mining in Brazil. They advocate for sovereignty of the Brazilian people over the country’s resources.

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