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Organizations Focused on Hunger

NameWeb SiteFocusComments
Bread for the World www.bread.org Nonpartisan policy analysis and strategies to end hunger in the United States and the world. Provides education for opinion leaders, policy makers, and the public on hunger Yearly report on key issues in hunger, often focused on the United States. Offers strategies for engaging churches and communities in advocacy. Faith-based, Christian organization 
Feeding America http://www.feedingamerica.org/ Nationwide network of food banks; develops and stocks food banks and other emergency food distribution systems E-mail newsletter, annual report. Volunteer opportunities locally at many levels 
Mazon http://mazon.org Policy change, strategy, and education to end hunger Works to improve nutritious food choices in food banks, provides food for seniors, and impacts hunger in rural areas. Places a high priority on the support of child nutrition programs. Faith-based, Jewish organization 
Community for Zero Hunger http://www.zerohungercommunity.org Supports UN Zero Hunger Challenge; focused on world hunger High-level policy oriented 
Share Our Strength https://www.nokidhungry.org Runs the No Kid Hungry Campaign; teaches cooking to low-income families, supports and teaches MyPlate Guides volunteers to hunger-based opportunities in their communities 
Food and Research Action Center  http://frac.org National nonprofit organization that works on policy and research with hundreds of national, state, and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, corporations, and labor organizations to address hunger, food insecurity, and their root cause: poverty Maintains a list of state antihunger organizations, which can be found at: http://frac.org/about/1303-2 
1,000 Days www.thousanddays.org Focuses on nutrition and all forms of malnutrition in the first 1000 d of life. Works in the United States and globally to promote action and investment in maternal, infant, and young child nutrition 1,000 Days is “high-level policy oriented” in both the global and domestic contexts, and the organization has a large grassroots constituency of advocates (primarily mothers) in the United States 
NameWeb SiteFocusComments
Bread for the World www.bread.org Nonpartisan policy analysis and strategies to end hunger in the United States and the world. Provides education for opinion leaders, policy makers, and the public on hunger Yearly report on key issues in hunger, often focused on the United States. Offers strategies for engaging churches and communities in advocacy. Faith-based, Christian organization 
Feeding America http://www.feedingamerica.org/ Nationwide network of food banks; develops and stocks food banks and other emergency food distribution systems E-mail newsletter, annual report. Volunteer opportunities locally at many levels 
Mazon http://mazon.org Policy change, strategy, and education to end hunger Works to improve nutritious food choices in food banks, provides food for seniors, and impacts hunger in rural areas. Places a high priority on the support of child nutrition programs. Faith-based, Jewish organization 
Community for Zero Hunger http://www.zerohungercommunity.org Supports UN Zero Hunger Challenge; focused on world hunger High-level policy oriented 
Share Our Strength https://www.nokidhungry.org Runs the No Kid Hungry Campaign; teaches cooking to low-income families, supports and teaches MyPlate Guides volunteers to hunger-based opportunities in their communities 
Food and Research Action Center  http://frac.org National nonprofit organization that works on policy and research with hundreds of national, state, and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, corporations, and labor organizations to address hunger, food insecurity, and their root cause: poverty Maintains a list of state antihunger organizations, which can be found at: http://frac.org/about/1303-2 
1,000 Days www.thousanddays.org Focuses on nutrition and all forms of malnutrition in the first 1000 d of life. Works in the United States and globally to promote action and investment in maternal, infant, and young child nutrition 1,000 Days is “high-level policy oriented” in both the global and domestic contexts, and the organization has a large grassroots constituency of advocates (primarily mothers) in the United States 

UN, United Nations.

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