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. For the fourth consecutive year WhyHunger received the highest rating of four stars for excellence in fiscal management, accountability and transparency from America’s leading independent charity evaluator, Charity Navigator.
Hunger in America
About 50 million Americans, or one in six, are food insecure. According to the USDA definition, this means they are often forced to skip meals, eat smaller portions, buy cheap non-nutritious food and/or sometimes feed their children but not themselves.