2012 - 2017
Directly fueling grassroots-led solutions to the root causes of
hunger with $1.8 million in funding to 355 organizations and
social movements, supporting: urban agriculture projects, youth
leadership development, farmworker organizing, alliance building,
capacity building for emergency food providers to source healthy
food, advocacy efforts and narrative change strategies.
Focusing $1.2 million to support and train 103,999 farmers –
women, youth, indigenous people – to grow nutritious food to
feed themselves and their communities in harmony with the earth through agroecological food production in 68 countries.
Building a powerful alliance of 600 U.S. emergency food providers working
to transform the way we address hunger from a model of food charity to a
model rooted in social justice that addresses root causes.
Providing technical and financial support to help fuel three powerful global social
movements: the World March of Women, La Via Campesina International and the
World Forum of Fisher Peoples, which represent 210,013,000 women, landless
workers, small-scale farmers, fisher people and their families across the globe,
working to achieve food sovereignty, alleviate hunger and ensure everyone has the
right to nutritious food and the opportunity to live a life of dignity.
Working with partners to connect over 2.4 million kids to free,
healthy meals in the summer when childhood hunger spikes.
Connecting 1.4 million seniors, veterans, working families, people struggling with
mental health issues and individuals with disabilities directly to local nutritious food
via our hotline, online search and texting service when they need it most.
Amplifying the voices of grassroots innovators and social movement
leaders through 170 publications and multimedia stories, as a tool
to spur engagement and challenge existing narratives
Mobilizing 60 artists and their fans to raise $2.2 million to support lasting
solutions to hunger and help build the movement for food justice. In partnership
with Yoko Ono Lennon and Hard Rock International, our global “Imagine There’s
No Hunger” campaign utilized John Lennon’s powerful song “Imagine” to fuel
solutions to childhood hunger and poverty around the world.