2012 Awards Ceremony


Celebrate Accomplishments – Honor Leaders – Recognize Our Partners Thursday, June 7, 2012   On June 7, the Congressional Hunger Center (CHC) honored Members of Congress in the fight to end hunger and poverty. Our distinguished honorees were chosen for … Read more

Hunger Center Releases Paper

The goal of ending childhood hunger can be furthered effectively through alliances of anti-hunger advocates and partners from the education community, nutrition and health organizations, labor unions, and private sector food companies and trade associations. A new paper from CHC … Read more

Hunger Fellow Work Highlighted

18th Class Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow John Pevy’s field placement was in Boise, Idaho with the Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force. He coordinated Emmett, Idaho’s Hunger Free Community Initiative, which brought together community members, service providers, farmers, ranchers, and … Read more

Hunger Center Releases Paper

School wellness policies are a vital tool that parents, students, teachers, school food service staff, school administrators, and local communities can use to address children’s nutrition and health needs. A new paper from CHC offers an informative overview and summarizes … Read more

STOP Hunger Scholarships

In April 2011 Stephen Brady, the late founder and president of the Sodexo Foundation, was honored at the annual CHC Congressional Awards Ceremony.  In order to continuing honoring his good work, the Sodexo Foundation is currently accepting applications for the … Read more

Famine Declared in the Horn of Africa

Famine in the Horn of Africa (Somalia, portions of Ethiopia and Kenya) was officially declared by the United Nations on Wednesday, July 20, 2011.  Over 11 million people, primarily women, young children, and the elderly, are at great risk of … Read more

CHC Welcomes 6th Leland Class


On July 15th fifteen newly inducted Leland International Hunger Fellows met for the first time in Washington, D.C., before heading out with Leland program staff to spend a weekend together at the Woods Retreat and Conference Center in West Virginia.  … Read more

18th Class Emerson Fellows Announced


We are excited to announce the 18th Class of Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows! These hunger-fighters and social justice leaders were selected from more than 330 applications. Thank you to those alumni, supervisors, and anti-hunger friends who served on the … Read more

Hunger Fellowship Alumni Win Leadership Awards

At CHC’s April 2011 Awards Ceremony we recognized Rich Stolz and Tammy Palmer, two former hunger fellows, by presenting each of them with the CHC Alumni Leadership Award.  The awards are given to one alumna/alumnus from the National Hunger Fellows … Read more

2011 Awards Ceremony


Celebrate Accomplishments – Honor Leaders – Recognize Our Partners Tuesday, April 12, 2011 On April 12th, CHC hosted the 2011 Congressional Hunger Center Awards Ceremony at the U.S. Botanic Garden where we celebrated accomplishments, honored exemplary leaders, and recognized our … Read more