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Rise Against Hunger Experience

COVID-19 Update:

To meet the needs of children and families who are counting on us now more than ever, our organization is seeking to resume meal packaging activities, following CDC guidelines and local regulations, and maintaining utmost care for the safety of our volunteers, staff and those we serve worldwide. Please visit for more information.

They may look like simple bags of rice and soy, but Rise Against Hunger meals represent the hopes and dreams of people worldwide. Our volunteers are the heart of our mission to end hunger and we could not send millions of meals around the globe each year without them.

Since 2005, our volunteer groups have packaged over 500 million meals, and each year we engage hundreds of thousands of volunteers globally. We rely on groups of any size in locations across the world to package our meals — this is where you come into play.

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Joining Hands to Lend a Hand

Our Rise Against Hunger Experience events provide a fun, educational way for groups to literally lend a hand to people facing hunger across the globe. We combine an assembly line process with an educational experience to not only make a huge impact worldwide, but to touch the lives of those in your group.

Since 1998, your contributions have helped us send over 500 million meals to people in need around the world

Step 1: Complete our interest form. You can expect to hear from a Rise Against Hunger team member within one business day.
Step 2: Think about the impact you want to make for people facing hunger around the globe! Our events are perfect for volunteers ages 4 to 94, and one person can package about 250 meals in two hours. We’ll work with you to design the perfect event for your group.
Step 3: Fundraise to reach your goal using our helpful tips.
Step 4: Let us come to you! Our events can be facilitated in most regions of the globe and we send a hunger educator to your location to take care of the event logistics and educate your group about world hunger.
Step 5: Get excited and package meals! We bring music, stylish hairnets and stories of true impact to you for hours of fun and team building.

Are you interested in volunteering locally outside of our meal packaging events? We are always looking for behind the scenes assistance! Fill out our interest form to get started.

Ready to Host Your Own Event?

To find out more about meal packaging and how to organize your own event, fill out the form below and our closest Rise Against Hunger team will contact you to start planning!

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It has been a real honor to have been a part of this and a very humbling experience to know we are helping people all over the world in the fight against hunger.

Stephanie Barnsby, Forever Business Owner, Forever Living Products

Now that I benefit from Rise Against Hunger, I eat lunch at school and no longer feel hungry during classes.

Narovantsoa, Age 12, Soamanandrariny, Madagascar

To be able to give back in such a unique and fun way…seemed like a no brainer.

CJ Barnes, Assistant Director for NYU Service at New York University