Did you know:

15 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!

Pledge to fight hunger through service.


Decide what you’ll do. Do a DIY project or join a volunteer event in your community.


Share your story. Tell us what you’ve done!

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Tell us how your service made a difference


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You must be older than 13 to share your story. Ask an adult to help!

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 Info

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 US 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 and how does it work?

Kids and teens can sign up on their own, or educators, parents or youth workers can sign up groups to take part.

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, 33931 youth have volunteered to fight hunger through service.
Paterson, New Jersey
We planted a School Garden.
St. Louis, Missouri
I built, planted and maintained 18 gardens and last weekend planted my 19th garden to provide healthy options to families-in-need at local food banks...
Indianapolis, Indiana
We decorated brown paper bags with positive messages and filled them with groceries for a family meal. They were given to 45 households during our...
Raleigh, North Carolina
My son is 10 and organized his 4th annual food drive where he had 180 volunteers collect food and donations outside of 10 grocery stores on one day.
Cleveland, Ohio
We had a group of 6th graders go to the Cleveland Food Bank where they helped to sort food and assemble 'backpacks' of food for youth. This...
Topeka, Kansas
Our teens at Boys & Girls Clubs of Topeka Teen Center spent the afternoon assembling meal kits for Harvesters. We had 5 teens and 1 adult make...