The WhyHunger Hotline refers people in need across the U.S. to food pantries, soup kitchens, summer meals sites, government nutrition programs and grassroots organizations, especially those that provide access to nutritious foods and nutritional support services.

Call 1(800) 5-HUNGRY, text your zip code to 1-800-548-6479 or use the form below to locate a local emergency food provider and other support services.

 

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WhyHunger Hotline

Call 1.800.5HUNGRY or text your zip code to 1-800-548-6479 to be connected to food and local programs across the U.S.

The Hotline is operated:
Monday to Friday
9 am to 6 pm EST
Hablamos español.

Email us at nhc@whyhunger.org
Please include your
City, State, and Zip Code

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Federal Food Programs

You may be eligible for Federal Food Programs that provide important health and nutrition benefits to children, women, the elderly and families!
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