Volunteer. Donate. Educate.

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. Participating groups spend the week holding a series of educational, service, fundraising, and advocacy events.

Hunger Week packing meals

Held at more than 700 locations

Hunger Week food drive

Millions of dollars raised for local service providers

Founded in 1975 at Villanova University

Hunger Week lecture

Hundreds of thousands of participants

Hunger Week banner

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Find out how you can help end hunger and homelessness.

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