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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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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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BLOGS

The ABCs of Food Justice: K is for Kinship

As the crisis of capitalism and climate deepens, Indigenous people are leading the way in the defense of Mother Earth and humanity. Through our Global Movements Program, WhyHunger works to support the protagonism of Indigenous people in their demands for sovereignty, defense of life and wellbeing. And central to Indigenous […]

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Dear WhyHunger Community

Over the past few weeks as I have reflected on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I have found it’s not only an opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made but also a moment to assess the work that lies ahead. Dr. King’s calls for economic justice, […]

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The ABCs of Food Justice: J is for Justice

J is for January, but in our world, it’s also for Justice! At Whyhunger, we believe that justice means that everyone has equitable access to the resources they need to survive and thrive. That may sound broad, but at its core, we mean that all people, regardless of their race, […]

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