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Primary Address 1:
505 Eighth Avenue Suite 2100
Primary Address City:
New York
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Long Organization Description:

WhyHunger is not just another organization with a mission statement tucked away on its website. We are on a mission. Together, we are building a world where everyone has the right to nutritious food.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 629-8850
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Noreen Springstead
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Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Over 13 million dollars has been raised to support innovative and effective community-based organizations fighting hunger and ensuring the right to nutritious food for all in communities all across the world.
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Major Funders:
Frank Brunckhorst, Hard Rock Cafe Foundation, HMS Host, Mel Karmazin Foundation, Newman’s own foundation
Organization Type:
Anti-Hunger Organization, Community Advocacy, Philanthropic
About the Organization:
WhyHunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment.

WhyHunger offers a clear vision and strategy to transform our collective food system into one that is socially and economically just, nourishes whole communities, cools the planet and ensures the rights of all people to food, land, water and sustainable livelihoods.
Latest Project:
Expanding global movements program
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, National, International
Core Programs:
Grassroots Action Network, Artists Against Hunger and Poverty, Nourish Network for the Right to Food, Global Movements Program, WhyHunger Hotline
Major Issues:
Advocacy-Community, Advocacy-Policy, Environmental Issues of the Food System
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#foodjustice, #farmtoschool
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#endhunger, #nycfoodpolicy
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