In addition to donors who contribute to our Annual Awards Ceremony, CHC is grateful to other long term funders and partners, including:
The U.S. Congress, since 2000, has provided funding to operate the Emerson and Leland Fellowships. These funds are distributed to CHC via the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The ConAgra Foods Foundation sponsors CHC’s Child Hunger Initiative on Learning and Development (CHILD) project, which funds field and policy placements of Emerson National Hunger Fellows, Emerson alumni activities and communications work. Past Foundation support was instrumental in the development and launch of this Web site.
C & S Wholesale Grocers has provided financial support to the Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program several times between 2005 and 2011. Current funding make it possible to collect, digitize, catalogue and load to this Web site the vast majority of Emerson Fellow field reports, or “Huger Free Community Reports.”
Victory Wholesale Group (VWG) has contributed $25,000 to CHC every year since 1994, for the Victory Against Hunger Awards program. CHC and allied groups, including Feeding America and the Food Research and Action Center conduct a nationwide search of innovative hunger projects operated food banks and anti-hunger groups. Twenty-five $1,000 cash awards are then distributed to selected groups.
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger has, for several years, awarded CHC a competitive grant for its policy work on federal nutrition programs.
The UPS Foundation awarded CHC a $150,000 grant to convene a 2004 “National Hunger Forum” and coordinate the production of ten discussion papers on the history of anti-hunger work in the 20th century.
Since 2008, American Airlines has generously donated international air tickets for our Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows serving in countries across Africa and Central and South America. The value of this donation as of 2011 is over $60,000.
Sodexo Inc. and Sodexo Foundation have partnered with CHC for over a decade, providing regular grants between $25,000 and $75,000 for our anti-hunger efforts.
Corporation for National and Community Service, which between 1994 and 1999, provided vital Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) funds to run the National Hunger Fellowship Program.
Anti-Hunger Community Partners, including the Food Research and Action Center, Feeding America, Bread for the World, Share Our Strength, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Alliance to End Hunger, WFP USA, and many others. Members of the labor movement including the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) also participate in our work.
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