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Tom Morello’s Rage Against Injustice

WhyHunger is in Billboard Magazine’s 2016 Music + Philanthropy issue along with our partners at Food Chain Workers Alliance and Read more.
Interview with Noreen Springstead, Executive Director of WhyHunger

Interview with New York City Food Policy Center and WhyHunger Executive Director, Noreen Springstead. Read more.
How to Help Fight Hunger

Alison Cohen, Senior Director of Programs, sits down with WNBC4 New York to share five fresh tips on how to Read more.
Giving Back To End Hunger

Alison Cohen speaks to ABC 7 Chicago about the different ways you can help end hunger.  Read more.
Prophets of Rage to Perform Surprise Set at Governors Ball

After a cancelled GovBall performances, Prophets of Rage dedicate proceeds from make-up show in Brooklyn, to WhyHunger. Read more.
Kenny Loggins on the Joy of Giving Back and What Makes WhyHunger Cool

Q&A with recent WhyHunger Chapin Awards honoree Kenny Loggins Read more.
The WhyHunger Awards and My Full Circle Moment

Writer Ilene Angel discusses the memorable full circle moments she had at the WhyHunger Chapin Awards. Read more.
Landmark program to eye world hunger

Bill Ayres and Jen Chapin discuss hunger, poverty and the role we can play in finding solutions. Read more.
Rockland-Bergen Music Festival lineup announced

      Music festival hosts 15 charitable organizations on-site, including WhyHunger.   Read more.
At Ethical Brew in Teaneck, Live Folk Music Meets Social Action

Socially-conscious musical shows benefit organizations like WhyHunger. Read more.
Antihunger Organization’s Radical Message: ‘Charity Won’t End Hunger’

WhyHunger’s approach in working to end hunger, goes beyond charity. Read more.
Emily Kinney Interview

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Talking About Food with WhyHunger Activists, Tess and Beatriz

  Talking About Food with WhyHunger Activists, Tess and Beatriz Read more.
Southside Johnny Plays 30th Annual Hungerthon

  Southside Johnny Plays 30th Annual Hungerthon Read more.
Emily Kinney’s Taking Over Our SnapChat for a Solid Cause

  Emily Kinney’s Taking Over Our SnapChat for a Solid Cause   Read more.
Emily Kinney on why watching The Walking Dead now is like going back to high school

  Emily Kinney on why watching The Walking Dead now is like going back to high school Read more.
For Love and for the Love of Lennon in New York City: 35th Annual Tribute Concert Preview

  For Love and for the Love of Lennon in New York City: 35th Annual Tribute Concert Preview Read more.
Deb Gordon with Suzanne Babb and Denny Marsh

  Deb Gordon with Suzanne Babb and Denny Marsh Read more.
Make it Plain with Mark Thompson Broadcast Live from Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger with Alison Cohen

  Make it Plain with Mark Thompson Broadcast Live from Bed-Stuy Campaign  Against Hunger with Alison Cohen Read more.
Stories From Main Street: In 30th Year, Hungerthon Needed More Than Ever, Organizers Say

  Stories From Main Street: In 30th Year, Hungerthon Needed More Than Ever, Organizers Say Read more.
It’s Hungerthon Day! Join the Fight to End Hunger in America Now

  It’s Hungerthon Day! Join the Fight to End Hunger in America Now Read more.
Family Circle

WhyHunger featured in Family Circle’s “Best Of” List for November, 2015 Read more.
Grassroots Struggle for Food Sovereignty and Liberation of Black Cultures

  Grassroots Struggle for Food Sovereignty and Liberation of Black Cultures Read more.
Steve Adubato’s Lessons in Leadership

  Steve Adubato’s Lessons in Leadership Read more.
Creating Harmony With WHYHUNGER

  Creating Harmony with WhyHunger Read more.
Millennial Startup Founders Are the Must-Have Item This Fundraising Season

  Millennial Startup Founders Are the Must-Have Item This Fundraising Season Read more.
Black and Afro-Indigenous Farmers Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

  Black and Afro-Indigenous Farmers Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize Read more.
Make Sure Everyone Has Enough Food to Eat

As the holidays draw near and grocery lists begin to fill with ingredients for a Thanksgiving feast, severe hunger suffered Read more.
Ten Things to Reduce Hunger and Provide Good Food For All

Hunger exists in the United States. The reason is poverty. The root cause of poverty is powerlessness. Whyhunger uses the Read more.
WhyHunger’s Bill Ayres on CNN Headline News’ “Leaders with Heart”

WhyHunger’s Bill Ayres profiled on CNN Headline News’ “Leaders with Heart” series, on site at Brooklyn Rescue Mission’s Bed-Stuy Farm. Read more.
Jamebands.com

Bruce Springsteen Kicks Off Summer Meals Rock for Kids Campaign June 5, 2014 Bruce Springsteen is headlining the fight against Read more.
John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes Review

Jen Chapin Returns to her Roots to Perform a Long Island Benefit for WhyHunger on May 24 November 25, 2013 Read more.
Bill Ayres Co-founder and Executive Director WhyHunger

Bill Ayres Co-founder and Executive Director WhyHunger September 24, 2013 We still have 11.3 million people out of work and Read more.
John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes’ App Due in November

‘John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes’ App Due in November September 23, 2013 John Lennon fans will be able to revisit Read more.
Morning Joe

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Read more.
Hunger’s No Game

June 23, 2012 Read More Read more.
Multiple Paths to A Goal

Multiple Paths to A Goal April 22, 2012 Read More Read more.
Larry King Live Blog

Larry King Live Blog December 7, 2012 Hunger affects over 50 million people in the U.S. The chances are that Read more.
CNN’s Leaders with Heart

CNN’s Leaders with Heart July 14, 2011 Read more.
New app chronicles Lennon’s sailing trip

New app chronicles Lennon’s sailing trip November 9, 2011 NEW YORK (AP) -Six months before he died, John Lennon set Read more.
Hemispheres

Hemispheres March 2011 Read More Read more.
BeliefNet

BeliefNet As Thanksgiving nears, the Hungerthon reminds us to be grateful -and to give back I had the good pleasure Read more.
Resource Spotlight

Resource Spotlight Use it to: Locate nearby organizations that need food donations; find local sources of food for people in Read more.

Releases & Alerts

2017 WhyHunger Chapin Awards Honors Innovators Musician Jon Batiste and Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger

June 13, 2017 (New York, NY) –The annual WhyHunger Chapin Awards took place at the Edison Ballroom and honored musician Read more.
YOKO ONO LENNON TEAMS UP WITH HARD ROCKAND WHYHUNGER TO “IMAGINE” A FUTURE FREE FROM HUNGER

8th Annual IMAGINE THERE’S NO HUNGER CampaignRaises Awareness and Funds Globally Orlando, Fla., November2, 2015–Hard Rock is kicking off the Read more.
SiriusXM Launches 2014 WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Charity Auction

  SiriusXM Launches 2014 WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Charity Auction November 25, 2014 SiriusXM announced today its participation with WhyHunger’s Hungerthon 2014. Read more.
YOKO ONO LENNON JOINS HARD ROCK AND WHYHUNGER TO “IMAGINE” A WORLD WITHOUT HUNGER

YOKO ONO LENNON JOINS HARD ROCK AND WHYHUNGER TO “IMAGINE” A WORLD WITHOUT HUNGER November 5, 2014 In his iconic Read more.

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Highlights

Videos & Publications

A Farmer Like Me: Exploring Hunger, Race and Farming in America

In Food Justice Voices “A Farmer Like Me: Exploring Hunger, Race and Farming in America,” farm and food justice activist Read more.
Pathology of Displacement: The Intersection of Food Justice and Culture

In new Food Justice Voices issue Pathology of Displacement: The Intersection of Food Justice and Culture, storyteller, healing practitioner and Read more.
Through Her Eyes: The Struggle for Food Sovereignty – A Presentation

The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), took place at the United Nations Headquarters in Read more.
El Sueño Americano ― The American Dream

Food Justice Coordinator Kathia Ramirez shares her perspective on the journey of immigrant farmworkers pursuing the American dream and shares Read more.

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