WhyHunger + Institute for Integrative Nutrition

We know the power of good food to nourish minds and bodies, build strong communities, and change lives. WhyHunger & The Institute for Integrative Nutrition believe that nutritious food is the most basic human right and that everyone should have access to fresh, abundant food. Together, we are on a mission to build a healthy, nourished world. Will you join us?


WhyHunger supports community solutions to hunger across the U.S. that nourish people in immediate need and address the underlying issues at the root of hunger. Here’s what your donation can do:

  • $25 Connects 15 families to nutritious local food via our digital Find Food tools.
  • $100 Answers 60 Hunger Hotline calls from seniors, veterans, and families in crisis.
  • $500 Trains 1 person in sustainable farming to nourish a local community and the planet.
  • $1,000 Improves healthy food access in 1 community through gardening, nutrition, and cooking education.
  • $5,000 Funds emergency response in 1 community to ensure food access when disaster strikes.


WhyHunger’s Hunger Hotline and online Find Food services connect millions of Americas to healthy food when they need it most. Without leaving your home, you can help WhyHunger improve our support for people in need.