Share Our Strength® is a national Hunger relief organization whose mission is to make sure no kid in America grows up hungry. To achieve their goal, SOS weaves together a net of community groups, activists and food programs to catch children at risk of hunger and surround them with nutritious food where they live, learn and play.
Since its inception in 1984, Share Our Strength has raised over $200 million and provided support to more than 1,000 of the most effective hunger-relief organizations around the globe.
Share Our Strength is a national nonprofit that inspires and organizes individuals and businesses to share their strengths to help end hunger. SOS raises funds in innovative ways -- from holding volunteer-led special events across the country to developing cause-related marketing ventures and corporate partnerships.
More than 12.6 million - one in six - children in America are at risk of hunger. These children will endure lifelong consequences as a result of having limited access to nutritious foods. In fact, they’re more likely to suffer poorer health, fatigue, hospitalizations, behavioral difficulties and impaired performance at school.
And hunger doesn’t discriminate. It can affect any child—even those you’d least expect.
Despite the good efforts of governments, private-sector institutions and everyday America
ns, millions of our children still don’t have daily access to the nutritious meals they need to live active, healthy lives.
Strength Makes the Difference
Through the strength of dedicated, committed volunteers and community organizations, Share Our Strength finds childhood hunger where it hides and works hard to end it, focusing on: