Funded project

Battling Hunger

Nueva York - United States

Over 41 million Americans — a population greater than that of the states of California and New Hampshire combined — cannot always afford enough food. A staggering 13 million U.S. children — one in six — struggle against hunger.

Funded thanks to:
  • Donors
  • Total raised
    100%raised
    • Nicequest clients 1.002€
  • Direct beneficiaries 100

    Those people who have naturally benefited from the project's interventions.

  • Indirect beneficiaries 200

    Those identifiable people who will potentially recieve an effect from the project's activities.

Hunger Free America

Budget

  • Funding 1.002€
  • Total 1.002€
1.002€

Description

From ending poverty and restoring the middle class to slashing the high costs of health care, every major national goal is directly linked to ending hunger in the United States. Hungry workers can’t work. Hungry seniors can’t stay independent. Hungry children can’t learn. And because junk food is cheaper than healthy food, food insecurity is fueling the nation’s obesity crisis. According to the Center for American Progress, hunger costs the U.S. economy $167.5 billion per year.

Of the 41 million American suffering from food insecurity, approximately 1.2 million lives in New York city. Nearly one in seven city residents, including one in five children and one in ten working adults can’t always afford enough food, and many do not know where to find help. Through this project, Hunger free America will connect hungry and food insecure Americans to all available resources.

For more than a decade, Hunger Free America has been assisting families who struggle against hunger, making it easier for them to obtain food and improving their nutritional security.

Activities

  • Assist families that fight against hunger in New York, guiding them in obtaining food and improving their nutritional security.

Who will benefit?

100 people who fight against hunger will see their nutritional security improved.

Project objectives

Decrease hunger in New York City and improve the nutritional security of its inhabitants.

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