Read More Hunger Facts
  • Over 33 million Americans live in homes that experiences periods of hunger or food insecurity.
  • 1 in 12 households in Massachusetts go hungry sometimes.
  • Food pantries, most of whom are staffed by volunteers and run on a food donation basis, face shortages on even basic supplies
  • There are 210,000 children living in poverty in Massachusetts.
  • Of households receiving assistance in Connecticut, 27% have at least one employed adult
  • One of Five children in Connecticut are hungry or at risk of hunger

All Feed the Need races benefit local food pantries, entry fees paid in non-perishable foods.

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We are always looking for people who want to help. A few ways you can be a part are:

  • Contact the director of the next event to see what you can do
  • Locate your local food pantry and offer your services
  • Help with the collection of canned goods for the next event

Want to organize your own event? We have all the materials and help you'll need to get a fantastic event in your area.

You can help the hungry in your area and enjoy the experience of a lifetime!

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Feed the Need is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting education and awareness of local hunger issues by sponsoring physical activities and events.