September 9, 2011
WHY is an excellent and incredibly important organization that works on a grassroots level to address the root problem with hunger and poverty. They are a highly organized, efficient group of folks that understand you must approach the issue of hunger and poverty from across several different disciplines and with a wide array of tools -- an essential understanding of these intertwined issue. Each member of the staff I met during an event was passionate and committed, and most importantly, focused. Needless to say, they are performing some essential work, and doing a fantastic job as they do it.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Saw their Hungerthon public broadcast and learned more about their efforts during a volunteer effort working with youth in poverty.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Ensure wider exposure is possible in the media. It's unfortunate that WhyHunger's efforts don't seem to be reported in many major publications.
General Member of the Public & I participated during the "Hungerthon".
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