Hunger/Homelessness

2021 Lifetime Achievement: Atul Tandon
December 7, 2021 at 8:45 am

Atul Tandon may have started his career in the for-profit world, but his decision to serve the world’s extreme poor has led to NonProfit PRO recognizing him with 2021’s Lifetime Achievement award.

Covenant House Emphasizes the Positive
February 12, 2017 at 4:53 pm

Share Our Strength, a national anti-hunger organization has appointed Lillian D. Singh as its new Senior Vice President of Family Economic Opportunity. As part of Share Our Strength’s executive team, Singh will lead the organization’s initiative to engage structural inequities that create, sustain, and perpetuate food insecurity and persistent poverty for families. In this role, […]

The Pittsburgh Foundation Raises $1M in Record 4 Hours
December 9, 2015 at 10:42 am

The Pittsburgh Foundation raised more than $1 million to fight homelessness Tuesday in record time—four hours. This week marks the foundation's third Critical Needs Alert fundraising campaign. The focus is on solutions to addressing homelessness and housing insecurity. The online donation portal PittsburghGives.org opened at 8 a.m. By noon, more than 1,200 individual donors had…

Nonprofit Crowdfunds Homes For People In Need, Gives Donors Updates On Families They've Helped
July 9, 2015 at 1:57 pm

For donors who want to know exactly how their money’s being spent, there’s a new transparent nonprofit that allows its supporters to rest easy. New Story, an Atlanta-based group, identifies families in need, shares their struggles via moving video stories and then solicits donations from supporters. But what distinguishes this initiative from other similar-sounding ones…

New App-Based Nonprofit Aims to Fight Hunger
June 11, 2015 at 1:58 pm

One in every six people in America is food insecure. Meaning their access to food is limited by a lack of money. A new local nonprofit called 1Family 1Restaurant is trying to change that. 1Family 1Restaurant is a innovative new Web-based/mobile app program with a goal to cure family hunger in America.

Former Trader Joe’s Exec Opens Super-Cheap Nonprofit Supermarket
June 8, 2015 at 2:20 pm

On Thursday, June 4, a nonprofit grocery store called the Daily Table opened in Dorchester, Mass. The new store is notable for two main reasons: 1) It’s the baby of Doug Rauch, the former president of Trader Joe’s, which was recently named among America’s favorite supermarkets; and 2) The prices of many items are incredibly…