Food shouldn’t be an impossible choice.

For tens of millions of people in America, a daily meal isn’t a choice between different dishes. It’s a choice between food and other crucial needs—like medicine, electricity, or childcare. This September, join us for Hunger Action Month by sharing how you will end hunger.

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September is Hunger Action Month

This September, choose to stand against hunger. Sharing, volunteering, pledging, fundraising, and donating are just a few ways to help end the impossible choices of hunger.

Find out more about the impossible choices of hunger around your community.
Take action to make food a certainty, not a choice.
Choose to use your voice to create change and help address the hunger issue.

Facts about hunger

  • As the U.S. begins to reopen after a tumultuous year, the hunger crisis is far from over. With millions of people facing unemployment, the need for food has only intensified, and families struggle to pay bills for other life necessities—such as housing, childcare, and medical care.
  • Forced to choose between food and other crucial needs, tens of millions of people in America are paying to live life by sacrificing food.
  • The Feeding America network will continue to support our neighbors devastated by the pandemic, especially communities that are disproportionately impacted by hunger.

September 23 is Hunger Action Day

Orange is the color of hunger. This Hunger Action Day, let’s stand 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 loves 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. >