To end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment.
Voting for Why Hunger will help the hungry by supporting their National Hunger Hotline.
WhyHunger is a grassroots support organization that works with more than 8,000 community-based groups across the US and the world to fight hunger and poverty. The organizations they support go beyond giving people emergency food, and include job training, nutrition education, and youth programming. They also operate the only National Hunger Hotline (NHH) that connects callers with food assistance in their local area.
Since their last feature on CharitySub they are continuing to operate the NHH which has been a vital resource to victims of Hurricane Sandy. Additionally, they’ve been growing their Imagine There’s No Hunger campaign with Yoko Ono and Hard Rock International, to combat childhood hunger in 26 communities around the world. Your vote, will help them continue their fight to end hunger.
Apple Arts works to bring art to homeless children in New York City to help raise their self-esteem and confidence. Their art education programs inside of city homeless shelters provide an environment where children can learn to express themselves creatively.
FoodFight believes that educating the educators will help reverse childhood obesity. By bringing holistic nutrition education to both student and teacher, healthy choices trickle from the classroom into the lives of students’ families.
With over 35 years of experience, supporting local and global solutions to the hunger problem and programs like The National Hunger Hotline, WhyHunger hopes to end the root causes of hunger. WhyHunger works with more than 8,000 community-based groups across the US and the world to fight hunger and poverty.