Alleviating Hunger Worldwide

Our world produces enough food to feed all 8 billion people, yet 815 million are currently hungry due to their lack of resources, an extremely unequal income distribution in the world, and conflict within specific countries. According to the World Food Programme,66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world, with 23 million in Africa alone. This causes poor nutrition in nearly half of deaths in children under five—3.1 million children each year. And, believe it or not, 1 in 6 Americans–around 49 million—struggle regularly to put food on the table.

How Embrace Relief Fights Hunger

To combat this tragic issue, since 2013 Embrace Relief has organized countless food drives and food distribution campaigns. As of today, we have distributed over 1.5 million pounds of food both domestically and internationally to those most in need in over 50 countries. We distributed a great portion of this food directly to people through delivery or community events, the rest to regional food banks and local pantries. Our volunteers devoted their time and energy to soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and community gatherings on many occasions.



Globally, one in nine people in the world today (795 million) are undernourished


66 million primary school-age children attend classes hungry across the developing world, with 23 million in Africa alone

Child Death

Poor nutrition causes nearly half (45 per cent) of deaths in children under five – 3.1 million children each year

Our Impact

To this day, Embrace Relief distributed over 1.5 million lbs of food both domestically and internationally to people in need in over 50 countries. 1,115,763 families have been given food packages. A great portion of this food was distributed directly to people through delivery or community events, while the rest were donated to regional food banks and local pantries. Embrace Relief also built a soup kitchen in Malindi, Kenya that can serve hot meals up to 3,500 people a day and is still regularly supported by our organization.

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Hunger Relief and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Embrace Relief’s Hunger Relief Program is designed in accordance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs are a blueprint for achieving a peaceful, prosperous, equitable and sustainable future for all of humanity, and together the 17 goals serve as targets for worldwide cooperation to meet and overcome the greatest challenges we face. All of Embrace Relief’s programs contribute to the realization of at least two SDGs.

Hunger Relief
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Embrace Relief’s Hunger Relief programs contribute to:
Zero Hunger

We have provided food packages, meat packages, bread, and hot meals to more than 5 million people worldwide since 2013, reaching more than 50 countries.

No Poverty

By providing food directly to people, we address hunger and malnutrition and help to reduce health complications, increasing productivity and allowing children to remain in school.

Good Health

Malnourishment causes stunted physical and emotional development in children. By providing food to children, we give them the chance to grow into healthy adults.


A food shortage happens when a region cannot produce enough food for the population. A food shortage is composed of economic, social, and environmental factors. Possible reasons include, but are not limited to, overpopulation, poor government policies, unfair trade rules, and crop failure due to natural disaster, drought, pests, or too much moisture as well as an uneven distribution of natural resources. According to Time magazine, “By 2050, with the global population expected to reach 9.8 billion, our food supplies will be under far greater stress. Demand will be 60% higher than it is today, but climate change, urbanization, and soil degradation will have shrunk the availability of arable land.”
The global food crisis is the result of countries all over the world facing extreme famine to acute food insecurity. According to the World Food Bank, food prices have raised over 20% since January 2020. The Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations states that over 820 million people do not have enough to eat even though the world produces enough food to feed all 7 billion people
Ways an individual can help a food shortage is to cut down on food waste, start a food drive, contact your local government about food policies, donate, support local farmers, send food packages to communities in need, and buy certified sustainable food.
257 million, or 20%, of Africa’s population is experiencing hunger. This is a result of recurring droughts, conflict, pests such as locus, and political and economic instability.

2020 & 2021 Accomplishments

In 2020 alone, Embrace Relief distributed more than a thousand total food packages: 350 in Greece, 700 in Yemen, and 100 in Tanzania. It also distributed over 17,500 food packages in Uganda, Tanzania, Greece, Kenya, Nigeria, Mali, Yemen, Burkina Faso, the Philippines, and the U.S. All in all, we reached 74,000 people total in 2020, 30,000 in 2021, and a grand total of 1,115,000 people worldwide to date with our hunger relief efforts.

Please Donate Today

Despite all we have done to combat global hunger, there are still so many more people struggling to find their next meal. Please consider donating today to help nourish the millions—including children—around the world who desperately need it.