"Feeding America provides food to hungry people coast to coast. Not only that, through their various affiliate programs, they also teach people how to provide for themselves in a healthy way, just like my Yum-o! organization."
Hear a recording from Rachel Ray about our hunger study, Hunger in America 2010.
Rachael Ray is best known as the host of the hit syndicated Emmy Award winning daytime television show “Rachael Ray” produced by CBS Television Distribution in association with Harpo Productions, Scripps Networks and Watch Entertainment. Rachael's warmth, energy, and boundless curiosity also reaches scores of fans through her popular Food Network shows, her own line of cookware, signature food ingredients and lifestyle magazine Everyday with Rachael Ray. In 2011, Rachael won the People's Choice Award for "Favorite TV Chef." In 2007, Rachael launched the Yum-o! organization, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering kids and their families to develop healthy relationships with food and cooking and in 2008 she partnered with Ainsworth Pet Nutrition to create a line of pet food of which all her proceeds are donated to organizations that help animals in need. Most recently, it was announced that Rachael was given her own publishing imprint called "Rachael Ray Presents" under Atria Books, which will allow the bestselling author of more than 20 books to publish a line of titles by up and coming cooks, food writers and experts. For more information, visit www.rachaelray.com.
To celebrate Season 9 of “Rachael Ray”, she launched the 9 Million Meals Campaign, an effort to raise enough food and funds to provide 9 million meals for hunger-relief programs across America. This campaign will run throughout the 2014-2015 season – and will enlist the support of celebrity guests, audience members and viewers at home.
Watch Rachael in the 2012 Hunger Action Month celebrity montage video.