Hunger Action Month

Millions of families are facing hunger - many for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic. This Hunger Action Month, join us in thanking our hardworking food bank staff and volunteers serving on the frontlines every day to help feed America.



How to get involved with Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month is a time when people all over America stand against hunger. Sharing, volunteering, pledging to advocate, fundraising and donating are just a few ideas for taking action this month.

Volunteer for your local food bank


Our network runs on volunteers! Pledge to volunteer at one of our 200 member food banks across the country.


Pledge to Volunteer 

Follow us on Facebook

Get Social

Tell your friends and family what you're doing to help end hunger this month. Don't forget to tag us and use #HungerActionMonth!


Share on Facebook

Advocate for federal nutrition programs


Help us protect hunger relief programs for millions of Americans by voting on election day.


Sign the Pledge

Want to do more? Check out our full list of ways to get involved during Hunger Action Month.


Louella and her mother at a food bank
Help food banks feed more families.
Donate in honor of Hunger Action Month.

Facts about hunger in America

Every community in America has families that experience hunger. This Hunger Action Month, learn more about hunger in America.  

September 17 is Hunger Action Day

Orange is the color of hunger. This Hunger Action Day, let's join together by wearing orange, turning our city landmarks orange, and raising our voices all across the country on behalf of the millions of people facing hunger.

You can make a difference by fundraising for your local food bank or for Feeding America. Learn how to start your online fundraiser >

Does someone you know need help?

We all need help sometimes. During the pandemic, more families are struggling than ever before. You can play an important role by letting your loved ones and neighbors know it's okay to ask for help and sharing where they can find support. 

Check out tips for helping your neighbors during a difficult time >