By leveraging AARP Foundation’s ability to collaborate with corporations, foundations, celebrities and all forms of media nearly 30 million meals have been donated to help end older adult hunger. Through Drive to End Hunger events, like Stamp Out Hunger and Charlotte 1 Million, corporate support and local food drives, AARP Foundation and individuals across the nation are helping to solve one of the most urgent and challenging issues of our time.


Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Our SNAP Pilot Initiatives are working to enroll 100,000 SNAP-eligible people age 50 and over by the end of 2012. Only one-third of the 7 million older Americans eligible for SNAP actually participate in the program. Read

Hunger Innovation Grants

Support the development or scaling of innovative, sustainable solutions to older adult hunger. Many projects focus on underserved populations and people of color. Read

No Mas Hambre

Of the nearly 9 million people 50 and older at risk for hunger every day, one in six is Latino. That’s why AARP Foundation is working with No Mas Hambre to raise awareness about hunger in the Latino community. Read