25 Hunger Relief Project Ideas

Nearly 800 million people go to bed hungry every night. Host a project to fight hunger in your community.

  • Sponsor a community food drive to replenish a local food pantry.
  • Volunteer to deliver prepared meals to elderly citizens.
  • Organize a feeding program at a local school to provide healthy, nutritious meals.
  • Prepare and deliver food baskets to families in need.
  • Serve meals at a soup kitchen or homeless shelter.
  • “Adopt” a family that is struggling to put food on their table. Take them shopping for fruits and vegetables.
  • Organize an event to benefit the food bank in your community; use cans of food as admission.
  • Hold a hunger walk and use proceeds to buy food for a children’s orphanage or shelter.
  • Create snack packages to be distributed to children in need.
  • Collaborate with other service organizations in the community to take turns hosting a meal for needy people.
  • Partner with local restaurants or food markets. Pick up donations or fresh food items for a women’s or children’s shelter.
  • Create a cookbook of inexpensive, easy-to-make recipes.
  • Start a food co-operative to serve as a resource for healthy food at a more affordable price.
  • Accompany and assist a person who is blind with food shopping.
  • Collect infant formula and baby food for an organization serving young mothers at risk.
  • Provide a healthy snack or meal for a group of needy children who are in an after-school program.
  • Work with healthcare professionals to provide free classes on nutrition and food preparation.
  • Provide apples or another type of fruit as a healthy snack for children in childcare facilities.
  • Provide transportation for elderly residents so they can shop for food.
  • Teach children to bake a loaf of bread that they can take home to their family.
  • Invite a local food bank representative to speak at a club or district meeting.
  • Work with schools to provide needy children with backpacks supplied with food for periods when school is not in session.
  • Host a picnic or BBQ at a park for the local community.
  • Help local residents establish a community vegetable garden where they can grow their own food.
  • Arrange a demonstration of proper hand washing for local school children.

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