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In 2018, our organization engaged over 430,000 volunteers around the world. This year, we’re encouraging even more volunteers, of all ages and locations on the map, to join our movement to end world hunger by 2030! Speak Up For Service Day recognizes the importance of young people to be actively involved in community service, and we see young volunteers making a difference every single day! To highlight their commitment and ongoing support of our mission, we’re sharing some of our favorite photos of our youth volunteers from around the globe below:

Basketball team members and students from Rutgers Preparatory School package 50,000 meals in New Jersey.
Students from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business join more than 400 volunteers to package 50,000 meals.
Members of The Imagine Society package meals at New York Catholic Youth Day.

Are you looking for new ways to get involved with our organization?

We have the perfect opportunity for you to make a difference! There are so many behind-the-scenes tasks available at our locations across the U.S. Becoming a local volunteer allows you to connect with our mission of ending hunger by helping to support meal packaging operations. Whether you’re restocking supplies, stacking aid pallets for shipment, or sorting merchandise, you’re contributing to the impact of meals being distributed to beneficiaries around the world. To discover more opportunities to volunteer at our various locations and help people in need across the globe, fill out our form today! 

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. at St. John’s University help to package meals in New York.

Do you want to find your own voice at Rise Against Hunger?

Our Event Support Specialists (ESS) program is a great opportunity to show your passion for ending world hunger. As an Event Support Specialist, you will help our staff in a variety of capacities related to our volunteer meal packaging events. With positions available at several of our locations, you have the option of making a difference right in your own backyard. Please visit our Careers page to find our more and apply for our ESS program today!

A Greensboro family & friends join hands to volunteer and package 35,000 Rise Against Hunger meals.

We recognize that our organization would not be where it is today without the help of our volunteers. Through our mission, we hope to inspire volunteers around the world to take a stand with us in the fight against hunger. Among our volunteers, young people are also continuing to push the limits by committing to meal packaging events and encouraging their peers to do the same. Today, we ask that you join our inspiring young volunteers and help us spread the word about the importance of giving back through the service of others!

Shared in Blog, Growing the Movement