Hungerthon: A Benefit Concert to Eradicate Hunger Presented by VME

Join us for a special benefit concert, part of WhyHunger’s 35th annual Hungerthon 2020 fundraiser to strike at the root causes of hunger. The benefit concert, hosted by Leslie “ButtaFlySoul” Taylor, will feature performances by VME recording artists Niko Brim, MJ Songstress, Julian King, Lil Crush, and MVXMILLI, and include special appearances by The Chapin Sisters, Dee Wiz, JD Jenkins, Nicole Michelle, Ryan Lane, Path P, Frankie Zulferino, will bring these artists together to support Hungerthon. Additional guests, including esteemed life coach Robinson Lynn and Ayden, will share messages during the event. The free-to-stream event can be viewed live on WhyHunger’s Facebook page and on WhyHunger’s YouTube channel on December 1st at 7:00 PM (ET). Check out the event press release here: Location: WhyHunger’s Facebook page and on WhyHunger’s YouTube channel


WhyHunger is a proud charity partner of New York Road Runners and has five guaranteed charity entries in the TCS New York City Marathon on November 1, 2020! We are looking for runners to fill these entry slots and join Team WhyHunger – will you run with us?

YP Happy Hour Mixer and Game Night

Join us on Thursday, February 27 for WhyHunger's Young Professionals Happy Hour Mixer and Game Night at Fulton Hall, Downtown Brooklyn's newest beer mini-hall! Enjoy happy hour specials, play games, win prizes and socialize with other socially conscious young professionals with great beer and delicious bar food. Come meet people who are working to make our communities greener, healthier and food secure. Learn how you can get more involved with WhyHunger's upcoming young professionals' fun social events and engaging volunteer opportunities. Arrive early to make the most of the bar's happy hour pricing specials, which end at 7:00pm.

MLK Volunteer Service Opportunity at The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH) - Bring Out Your Inner Grocer at TCAH’s Food Pantry!

WhyHunger is hosting a volunteer service opportunity at The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH) on Wednesday, January 22 in BedStuy Brooklyn, NY. Come out and join WhyHunger staff, board members and other young professionals for a great volunteer service opportunity during MLK week of service. See below for more details and click here to RSVP. Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020; 9:30am – 1:30pm Location: The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH), 2010 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11233 Volunteer duties: Serve customers at the largest food pantry in Brooklyn. Be ready to answer questions and look for food items, clothing, and toiletries based on customers’ own needs and preferences. Support the office, boutique, and operations by providing customer service, restocking shelves, unloading deliveries, and keeping the shopping and storage areas clean and organized Time: Please arrive promptly at 9:30am. The volunteer service will end at 1:30pm Contact(s): Regina Ginyard at and 212-629-3224 ext 131 The MLK week of service is a moment to work together to fulfill King’s vision for a better America. We look forward to seeing you on January 22! Please RSVP to reserve your spot.

Internet Explorers

This event is a special fundraiser for WhyHunger, presented by Rob Barnett Media. Each ticket will provide a $20 donation to WhyHunger, and ticket buyers will receive: Early admission (6pm) to a private pre-party with drinks and food Meet and greet media pros and media company heads First choice seats First crack at fundraising items for sale featuring exclusive merch from Bruce Springsteen and John Lennon Internet Explorers: Is Twitter bad, or is it the worst?" See below more detailed event information: Mark Vigeant uses comedy to explore and demystify technology so that people can be aware, informed, and empowered. Internet Explorers is his monthly live show where he takes sold out audiences (and thousands of livestreamers on Twitch) deep into a corner of the Internet to learn and laugh about everything from memes, artificial intelligence, and e-commerce to online dating, hacking, and the dark web. This month's show is all about the stream of Internet poison known as Twitter, the only company Trump's current presidency has actually saved. Okay but is it really that bad? Haven't they figured out how to not make it a toxic wasteland filled with trolls, bots and reply guys? You'll have to come to the show to find out! Mark will be going deep into Twitter: bot twitter, weird twitter, brand twitter and beyond! And as always he'll be joined by his bffs Sam Reece & Rollie Williams, with live music by Darren Solomon. Featuring: Eve Peyser (bylines in the New York Times, Vice, NYMag) Ryan Broderick (Buzzfeed) Nathan Allebach (@steak_umm) Shoshana Wodinsky (Adweek) Mark is joined each month by some of New York’s most brilliant comedians (Comedy Central, SNL, UCB) and technology experts (The Internet Archive, OkCupid, Buzzfeed). Doors 6:30 PM, show 7:00 PM. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 21+ This event is mixed seated and standing room. Seats are first-come, first-served. REFUND POLICY: Tickets may be refunded up to 24 hours before the event. Within 24 hours we may take exchanges for other events at our discretion. No refunds after the event

Where It All Began

Head over to Brooklyn Bowl on Wednesday, November 20 for “Where It All Began” Scott Sharrard & Friends Celebrate the Life of Duane Allman & The Muscle Shoals Sound. Special guests include Vernon Reid, Robert Randolph, Duane Betts and more. Doors are at 6pm and show starts at 8pm. This is a 21+ show. Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Time: Doors are at 6pm and show starts at 8pm Tickets: Click here for tickets and more information. $1 from every ticket sold will go to WhyHunger!

2019 Hungerthon Roast

Join us on Tuesday, November 19th for our 4th Annual Hungerthon Roast. Jon Stimmel, Chief Investment Officer at Universal McCann, has graciously agreed to be roasted by his friends and colleagues for a great cause. All proceeds benefit WhyHunger's 34th annual Hungerthon, which raises funds and awareness to end hunger in America.   This year's event will take place at Carolines on Broadway (1626 Broadway, NYC). Cocktails begin at 6:00pm and the Roast will kick off at 7:00pm. Tickets & Sponsorships are available below. If you have any questions or would like to make your payment via check, please contact us at 212.629.3227 or   Click here for the ticketing page:

Cheers, Beers and Run! Pre NYC Marathon Happy Hour Mixer

Come out and grab drinks with WhyHunger's NYC Marathon Runners at The Craftsman's Happy Hour Mixer! Thursday, October 24th, 6pm - 8pm.

Join us as we cheer for WhyHunger's five marathon runners who will put their endurance to the test at the 2019 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 3rd. The evening will also serve as a mini-fundraiser for John Foy, a long time WhyHunger supporter and 2019 WhyHunger marathon runner. Partake in delicious food and happy hour specials! Enter to win some cool raffle prizes! All tips will go to support John's marathon runner fundraiser!

Check out The Craftman's craft cocktail drink menu: