We would like to thank our partners for their work in reducing extreme poverty and hunger. Visit them to see how they do it.
You may also read inspiring articles on hunger in our Partners Speak Out section of this Web Site.
IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:
- Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger delivers programs in over 40 countries, specializing in emergency situations of war, conflict, and natural disasters and longer-term assistance to people in distress.
- The Alliance to End Hunger
The Alliance to End Hunger is a broad coalition that engages diverse institutions in building the public will to end hunger in the United States and worldwide.
- Bread for the World
Bread for the World is a 54,000-member Christian citizens' movement against hunger. Founded in 1974, Bread for the World's members have lobbied Congress and the administration to bring about public policy changes that address the root causes of hunger and poverty in the United States and overseas. Bread for the World is a non-partisan organization supported by 45 denominations and many theological perspectives.
- The Hunger Project
The Hunger Project is a strategic organization and global movement committed to the sustainable end of world hunger. The Project is especially concerned with the empowerment of women as a key part of the fight against hunger.
- The International Food Policy Research Institute
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) was founded in 1975 to develop policy solutions for sustainably meeting the food needs
of the developing world. Research, capacity strengthening, and policy communications at IFPRI concentrate on achieving economic growth and
poverty reduction in low-income countries, improving food and nutrition security of poor people, and managing the natural resource base that
supports agriculture. IFPRI is one of the 15 Future Harvest Centers and receives its principal funding from governments, private foundations,
and international and regional organizations known as the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research.
- MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
Founded in 1985, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a national, nonprofit agency that allocates donations from the Jewish community to prevent and alleviate hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds. Each year, MAZON grants over $3 million to more than 300 carefully screened hunger-relief agencies, including emergency food providers, food banks, multi-service organizations and advocacy groups that seek long-term solutions to the hunger problem.
- Millenium Campaign
The Millennium Campaign informs, inspires and encourages people’s involvement and action for the realization of the Millennium Development Goals. An initiative of
the United Nations, the Campaign supports citizens’ efforts to hold their government to account for the Millennium promise.
- The National Council of Churches
The National Council of Churches, USA, founded in 1950, is the leading force for ecumenical cooperation among Christians in the United States. Its 36 member denominations represent all the major Protestant, Anglican, Orthodox, historic African American and Living Peace faith groups, and include 45 million persons in more than 100,000 local congregations across the nation.
- Presbyterian Hunger Program
For thirty-six years, the PHP - a ministry of the Presbyterian Church
(U.S.A.) - has been educating and mobilizing Presbyterians and others to
engage in the global fight to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes.
The PHP also grants nearly $3 million each year for direct food relief,
development assistance, public policy advocacy, education, and lifestyle
integrity initiatives, responding with compassion and justice to poor and
hungry people around the world.
- Stop Hunger Now
Stop Hunger Now is a charitable, non-profit international relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid to crisis areas across the globe.
- The United Nations Millennium Project
The UN Millennium Project is an independent advisory body commissioned by the UN Secretary-General to advise the UN on strategies for achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the set of internationally agreed upon targets for reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015.
- World Concern
World Concern is a Christian humanitarian organization that provides emergency relief and community development in some of the most neglected areas of the world. World Concern served 2.2 million people in 32 countries last year through micro-lending programs for women, the distribution of seeds and de-worming medicines, child sponsorship, and disaster aid.