Feeding America

Ending Hunger


The founder of Feeding America was John Arnold van Hengel.

When and Why was it founded?

This program was founded in 1967 & it was created to stop hunger in America.

Organization's Main Goal

The main goal for Feeding America is to end hunger as stated by Mr. Hengel, “I believe absolutely, and refuse not to believe, that it is food banking’s birthright, destiny and obligation to end hunger in America.”

How Feeding America Helps

Feeding America helps out by feeding people that don't have the sufficient amount of money to buy food for themselves.

Importance to the World

Feeding America is important because it helps those who are less fortunate to buy food by helping them get fed, thus saving their lives.