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Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: WhyHunger is always seeking volunteers to assist with its programmatic and fundraising efforts! Specifically, we need volunteers to:
Answer calls to our National Hunger Hotline. If you are able to give 8 or more hours a week for an extended period of time, please give us a call!
Assist with our Hungerthon campaign. Tasks range from taking pledges to mailing auction prizes. If you are available to help in November, let us know!
Help out with our Artists Against Hunger & Poverty program. You may be asked to collect money from concert-goers, distribute information about the program, help out with administrative tasks and perhaps interact with our artist members!
Geographic areas served: USA & Beyond
*Referred hundreds of thousands of people in need to emergency food assistance, government programs and local community-based organizations through the National Hunger Hotline.
*Recognized over 150 outstanding community-based organizations fighting hunger and poverty across the United States through the Harry Chapin Self-Reliance Awards.
*Organized numerous lectures, workshops and tours for farmers, activists and educators from across the world to share their experiences, techniques and successes with their US-based colleagues through the Global Movements program.
*Educated 1/2 million people per year on community food security issues, including community food assessment, community gardens, community supported agriculture, farm to cafeteria programs, food policy councils, land use planning, local & regional food systems, domestic hunger & federal food programs, migrant & seasonal farmworkers, nutrition and rural poverty.
*Raised over $10 million for grassroots organizations throughout the United States through Artists Against Hunger & Poverty.