WhyHunger | Grassroots Solutions Against Hunger & Poverty

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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.

News & Upcoming Events




Must-Try AAPI Restaurants in NYC

By: Krystal Lee As AAPI heritage month comes to an end, we would like to highlight these five AAPI restaurants in New York City that were hand-picked by our Communications Intern. These are some of her go-to places when craving delicious, authentic eats! Big Wong 67 Mott St New York, […]

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What We’re Reading: AAPI Heritage Month 2023

Celebrating AAPI authors brings much-needed recognition and appreciation to the diverse voices and experiences within the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. AAPI authors contribute immensely to literature and provide a platform for marginalized voices. To celebrate AAPI Heritage Month, we are highlighting five compelling books by AAPI authors that […]

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AAPI Organizations to Support

By: Krystal Lee Supporting AAPI organizations is crucial in promoting social justice, fostering community empowerment, and combating systemic inequities. To celebrate AAPI Heritage Month, we are highlighting five amazing AAPI-led nonprofit organizations to support! Heart of Dinner 愛心餐 Founded at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to fight food insecurity […]

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