Youth in Action

Are you a young person interested in making a difference in the world?

Join The Hunger Project in its mission of ending hunger and poverty, while building your leadership skills.

End world hunger one grilled cheese at a time. The Hunger Project’s youth program, FeelGood, is a movement of passionate, committed university students turning their college experience into a time of global action. They develop their business, leadership and teamwork skills while running a successful social enterprise—typically a grilled cheese deli— to raise money and build public support for ending hunger and poverty.

Learn more about the program and how you can start a chapter here!

Hold a bake sale/educational event at your school or in your community to benefit The Hunger Project. Each item that is sold could have a label attached to it with some important statistics and facts about world hunger. Get the facts in our knowledge center.

Hold a fundraising event through your school, camp, youth group, religious group, or sorority or fraternity. Events could include yard sales, read-a-thons, benefit concerts and more!

  • The women of Alpha Chi Omega sorority in Quinnipiac University held a fashion show and donated the proceeds to The Hunger Project. Staci Sherman (right), sophomore, said: “We thought that of all the other organizations out there, we loved the idea of ending world hunger and empowering women and their families to stay healthy every day.”
  • Seventh and eight grade students at East Palo Alto Middle School in California had a special philanthropy project to research and choose ten non-profits focused on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to support. The Hunger Project received one of the highest amounts of money: $1,700!

Help us reach out! Do a school and community drive to encourage people to sign up for The Hunger Project’s email list. Learn and share some basics about world hunger and The Hunger Project and collect new members for our list..

Dine at home instead of going out for dinner, ice cream or whatever with friends, and send money you would have spent to The Hunger Project.

Start a coin collection campaign for The Hunger Project in stores in your neighborhood. Decorate a “coin can” and share about how important ending hunger is and that every penny counts.

Make change happen. Invest in people.

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New York, NY 10001 

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