Did you know:

13 million kids in America aren't getting the food they need?

Make Your Mark! Sign-up to fight hunger through youth service.

You can fight hunger through volunteer service. Here's how!

Sign up to take action and fight hunger through service!


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Plan a Project

Get tools and resources to help you learn about the issue of hunger, plan a project and reflect on your great work!

Campaign FAQs

What is the Make Your Mark on Hunger Campaign?

The Make Your Mark on Hunger Campaign challenges kids and teens to take action to address the issue of hunger in the U.S. through meaningful hands-on service in their communities.

The campaign is brought to you by generationOn with the generous support of C&S Wholesale Grocers.

When does the Make Your Mark on Hunger Campaign take place?

There’s plenty of time to take part and make a difference: The campaign runs from March 15—April 30.

Who should participate in The Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign?

Teens can sign up on their own or teachers, parents or youth development professionals can register on behalf of a group of youth.

How does it work?

Once signed up, participants complete a volunteer service project addressing the issue of child hunger. Participants are then encouraged to share their story to inspire others and be featured on our story wall!

Why should we participate in The Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign?

The Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign is:

  • Free and easy. Just sign up and we give you tons of great tools and ideas!
  • A great way for youth to Make Their Mark on hunger through service.
  • Key to helping youth learn about and take action to address social issues affecting them and their communities.
To date, 23,606 youth have volunteered to fight hunger through service.
Washington, District of Columbia
We hosted the Learning, Teaching and Growing Event where children learned how to grow their own food in the fight against hunger. They received...
Houston, Texas
Students wanted to make students aware that Teen Hunger is a problem and often goes unnoticed as teens make excuses such as dieting, saying they aren...
Raleigh, North Carolina
My 11 year old son organized a food drive at 11 grocery stores in one day using kids to collect food to feed other hungry kids
Atco, New Jersey
Garden Gurus- We all cleaned up our community center and prepped the huge garden. We also had a zumba workshop to teach youths how to be active- (to...
Phila, Pennsylvania
"Jawalaas on the Move" April 15th giving out fresh fruit packages and resource information on hunger, nutrition and healthy living.
Phila, Pennsylvania
Youth participated in 2 events: The first on April 15th where youth from the local Jawala scouts carried out a presentation on hunger and gave out...