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.

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You can fight hunger through volunteer service. Here's how!
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Sign up to take action and fight hunger through service!

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Decide what you’ll do. Click here for ideas.

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Share your story for a chance to win grants!

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(friend must be older than 13)

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 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.
Volunteer
To date, 14,742 youth have volunteered to fight hunger through service.
Dodge Center, Minnesota
Two fifth grade classrooms decided that they wanted to support the local food shelf. In one week, the two classes planned the project and contacted...
Flagstaff, Arizona
We volunteered at our local food bank and will continue 2 more times as busers and servers.
Newark, New Jersey
I volunteered with a community garden.
Huntington, Indiana
This is our third year of our Garden and Nature club. We grow vegetables inside and outside the building.
San Antonio, Texas
We served meals to help homeless and helpless individuals and prepared blessing bags for the homeless.
Rockwall, Texas
7 year old Kaden created a company to help fight childhood hunger. In his area, 1 out of every 4 kids lives in a food insecure environment. Kaden...