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Our Approach

We don’t just ask why. We find solutions to hunger that transform and last. Our answer is to build power with grassroots initiatives that nourish people and enrich communities.

Enrich Communities

Invest in sustainable, grassroots solutions and training programs that help community members grow their own food, elevate their voice and share their knowledge with others.

Nourish People

Connect people to nutritious and affordable food through the most comprehensive database of emergency food access organizations in the U.S.

Build Power

Support communities working to transform our food system by building social justice and striking at the root causes of hunger and poverty.

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86%

goes directly to
program work.

86% OF OUR DONATIONS GOES DIRECTLY TO OUR PROGRAMS

When in doubt, do something. Harry Chapin | Singer-Songwriter and Musician OUR ROOTS WhyHunger Co-founder

BLOGS

An Intern-view with Noreen Springstead

As we continue to celebrate the 30+ year legacy of Noreen Springstead as our Executive Director and friend before she moves on into a new career chapter, our Communications intern, Krystal Lee took a moment to ask Noreen some questions about her experience, favorite moments and more during her time […]

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WhyHunger Partners Respond to COP27

  Written ByKrystal Lee   This year’s anticipated COP was hosted in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt and dubbed “Africa’s COP”. With the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, calling for COP27 to “deliver a down-payment on climate solutions that match the scale of the problem”, many followed the discussion intently to see […]

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WhyHunger’s Hungerthon Holiday Giving Campaign Launches

Celebrity auctions and experiences, radio partnerships, musician merchandise and more help raise critical funds to end hunger for good  New York (November 1, 2022)— With nearly half of Americans worried about feeding their households due to inflation and rising costs of food, their fears are exacerbated during the holiday season. […]

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