About Hungerthon


WhyHunger launched the Hungerthon campaign in 1975 as an annual Thanksgiving radio tradition to raise critical funds to support communities across America and build awareness about hunger and it root causes.

This holiday season, WhyHunger’s Hungerthon brings together radio partners at Entercom New York, SiriusXM and iHeart New York, celebrity supporters including Bruce Springsteen, Yoko Ono Lennon, Carlos Santana, and fans like you to raise funds and awareness to invest in real solutions to end hunger and ensure everyone has the right to nutritious food. 

Hungerthon will run from November 1st through December 31st on air and at hungerthon.org, with a specific emphasis on the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving.  This unique campaign includes radio broadcasts , exclusive online auctions, signature merchandise, events and social media activation via #Hungerthon. The live Hungerthon radio broadcast at Entercom New York will be Tuesday, November 26th

Nutritious food is a human right! Donate now and invest in real solutions to end hunger in America for good. Funds raised through Hungerthon are invested in effective community-based solutions to end hunger and it root causes in the U.S.  Learn more at whyhunger.org or read our press release.

Special thanks to all of our radio partners , the backbone of Hungerthon, for their vital role in fighting hunger in America.

Special thanks to the gracious Yoko Ono Lennon, Bruce Springsteen and Carlos Santana for their support and partnership in offering this year's incredible Hungerthon merchandise.

And thank YOU for taking action!