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Today, nearly 48 million Americans do not know where their next meal will come from—among them nearly 15 million children live in households experiencing hunger.1 Acting together, we can be part of the solution.

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Hunger: A Problem We All Can Help Solve

Hunger in America cuts across age, race and socioeconomic lines. It affects people in urban centers, suburbs, rural areas—and communities like yours.

Learn more about the millions of children and families that struggle to get enough to eat, and find out how strategic volunteering—from fundraising to advocacy—can have a greater impact on hunger for both individuals and organizations fighting hunger.

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Strategic Resources to Help Your Organization

Learn how strategic volunteering can expand your capacity, reach and overall organizational effectiveness. And get the tools, resources and volunteers that can move your mission forward.

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If you're looking for ways to increase your organization's impact, browse our catalog for new ideas, tips and tools.


Volunteer Program Improvement Tool

Do you know how your volunteer program compares to best practices? Use this tool, specifically designed for hunger-fighting organizations, to evaluate your program, and receive a customized report with action steps and recommended resources to improve your organization's volunteer engagement program. By VolunteerMatch

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Points of Light - Taproot

Skills-Based Service Engagement Tool

Before getting started on a skills-based volunteer project, there are things you can do to ensure that your organization is ready and that skills-based volunteers are the right solution to meet your needs. Use this tool to assess your organization's readiness to take on this important work. By Taproot Foundation and Points of Light

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Alliance To End Hunger

Advocacy Playbook

Are you an individual volunteer, civic group or hunger-fighting organization looking to make a lasting change on hunger, locally or nationally? Learn how you can make a difference in your community by participating in advocacy actions that will inform and engage elected officials in championing solutions to end hunger! By Alliance to End Hunger

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Cities of Service

Cities of Service Summer Meals Blueprint

The Community Tables blueprint provides mayors and city executives with specific steps and tools with which to better engage citizen volunteers on the critical issue of food insecurity, and specifically to help ensure that all children from low-income communities participate in and receive adequate nutrition through summer food service programs. By Cities of Service

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From Hunger to Hope: Stories of Success

Across the country, millions have made a difference in the fight against hunger. Get inspired by stories from volunteers and organizations fighting hunger.

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About Hunger Volunteer Connection

We believe strategic volunteerism is one of the best ways to battle hunger in America. We need your help to reach our goal of 500,000 service hours by 2018.

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