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We're on the road to ending hunger by 2030, aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Goal #2 of Zero Hunger. From the implementation of sustainable community development projects to our meal packaging program that harnesses the passion of local volunteers, we strive to make an impact on hunger by building resilience, self-sufficiency and empowerment in the communities we work in and with. Here are three ways we're accomplishing this goal!

Nourishing Lives

Safety Nets

While long-term food security projects take root, vulnerable communities still need to meet their basic needs today. We support safety net programs that provide nourishment as well as education, skills training or health services that support the difficult journey out of poverty. Our volunteer-packaged meals support children’s attendance at school, incentivize adults to learn a new trade or bolster clinic patients’ health in order to life entire communities for years to come.

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Responding to Emergencies

Crisis Relief

From droughts to floods, in conflict zones and transitioning political situations, food is often the most immediate need. When everyday access to food, wages, and market systems are destroyed in the wake of emergencies, Rise Against Hunger works through a network of in-country partners to address these needs. We strive to ensure aid is efficiently and effectively deployed to and received by communities when it is needed most.

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Empowering Communities

Agriculture and Income-Generating Initiatives

We bolster agricultural production and incomes through programs promoting improved agricultural methods, business skills and market access. With training and access to quality seeds and fertilizers, farmers can increase production and harvest a variety of nutritious crops. By supporting fish and livestock production, we provide pathways to diversifying diets and improving nutritional outcomes. Through income generating activities we help individuals increase their earning potential and consistent access to food.

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Our Impact

924,912 Meals Packaged This Week
500,818,096 Total Meals Packaged
77 Countries Served
794,700 People Served in 2018
$33.6 million Gifts in Kind Distributed in 2018

Please visit our Global Reach page to see where our meals and other life-changing aid have been distributed.

Make a Hands-On Impact!

Rise Against Hunger would not be able to accomplish its Nourishing Lives, Emergency Relief or Empowering Communities efforts around the globe without the support of our volunteers. Make a hands-on impact on hunger by packaging nutritious meals that will change lives for decades to come!

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