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1730 M St NW
Suite 700

District of Columbia 20036

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Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs: The Great American Bakesale, Dine Out for No Kid Hungry, Taste of the Nation

Share Our Strength is one of the nation's leading anti-hunger, anti-poverty organizations founded in 1984. In the beginning, we organized a handful of chefs to cook for fundraisers. Today we mobilize thousands of individuals in the culinary industry to organize events, host dinners, teach cooking and nutrition classes to low-income families and serve as anti-hunger advocates. We mobilize hundreds of literary professionals to conduct benefit readings and contribute works to Share Our Strength books. To bring even more resources to the fight against hunger and poverty, we build creative partnerships with a range of industries, including retail, financial services and music -- and we create community wealth, resources generated through profitable enterprise to promote social change.

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Once you get past the shiny marketing and really look at this organization you will see that all they are really just giant fundraising machine that spends over 40% on fundraising costs. Your donation will have a greater impact on ending hunger if given to the local charities that they claim to ... more »
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While they may or may not do good work, there are a few points in their form 990: 1) William Shore and his sister are paid a combined base salary of $373,000 per year. Pretty rich for a NPO of that size. 2) Their top 6 executives received $1,230,000 in base salary. 3) They've spent $1,000,000 on ... more »
Concerned about claims of no child havingfoor, since public schools receive federal food surpluses for Free and/orReduced Breakfasts and Lunches for all studts.whose parental income is below the poverty line.As a pub. school administrator, I know that happens at all pub.schools in the country...... more »
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