$1M

committed in Prizes for Innovation highlighting promising, upstream approaches to food and nutrition challenges that advance health equity

1K+

cross-sector thought leaders participated in Boston-based convenings

11

strategic convenings followed by reports summarizing thoughts, insights, and recommendations

$1.2M

granted to support innovative, community-based models and research studies

19

projects funded for community-based organizations in CT, MA, and RI

9

research reports funded that focus on food access and health equity

NEWS

White House Recognizes H2HC’s $1M Prizes for Innovation

The White House has formally recognized H2HC for its $1 million commitment through the H2HC Prizes for Innovation in support President Biden’s plan to eliminate hunger and decrease diet-related disease in the U.S. by 2030.

H2HC, along with Leadership Council members Stop & Shop and The Greater Boston Food Bank, are among 141 cross-sector stakeholders from around the country involved in a collective $1.7 billion in commitments in response to the White House Challenge to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities. There commitments were recognized at a national event on February 27, 2024.

PRIZE WINNER SPOTLIGHT

DC Central Kitchen Serves 50 Millionth Meal

DC Central Kitchen (DCCK), a 2023 H2HC Prize for Innovation winner, served its 50 millionth meal in May 2024 in support of its fight against hunger in Washington, DC. DC Central Kitchen employs more than 300 individuals, nearly half of whom are graduates of the organization’s iconic Culinary Job Training program for those overcoming homelessness, incarceration, trauma, and food insecurity.

CEO Mike Curtin joined Good Morning Washington to discuss this monumental achievement.

 

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