Use Your Voice

Your Voice Can End Hunger

One voice creates a ripple of change – use yours to rally your friends and family around the movement to end hunger. Join one of our groups to fight hunger alongside your peers or lead the charge on your own and inspire others to take action.

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One person can make change. Our Changemakers program empowers children (ages 6-13) to find their voice through advocacy and philanthropy. This program encourages children to lead their families and friends in giving back through education, volunteering, and financial empowerment.

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Catalyst empowers eager students (ages 14-18) to use their voice and time to make a strong impact on our communities. Through social media awareness, volunteerism and voice activation, these teens are truly a Catalyst for change in the lives of our neighbors. Applications for Catalyst are currently closed, but please email with any questions about the program.


Cultivate is a group of emerging young leaders (18-24) dedicated to making a difference through action, awareness and advocacy to support Feeding Tampa Bay’s mission. Advocate for Feeding Tampa Bay’s role in ensuring no one goes hungry and shortening the line outside food banks across our communities.

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Speak Out for Your Neighbors

Fight hunger with our social media toolkit.

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Become An Student Ambassador

Food is fundamental to everyday life. Speak out for those who face challenges in obtaining the food they need by sharing the realities of hunger with your social network. Join the movement through an influencer partnership and amplify the hunger message to new audiences.

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Hunger Advocacy

Hunger doesn't discriminate - affecting individuals regardless of race, age, gender and the like - though it disproportionately affects minority groups. Awareness and education of these challenges is the first step to creating change and addressing policy is one of the key elements of eliminating hunger.

Raise your Voice for SNAP

Tell Congress to increase the minimum SNAP benefit and extend the work requirement waiver to help those in need during the pandemic.

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Hunger and Gender

Those who do not have enough to eat, especially during COVID-19, are disproportionately women (54%), and among those with children who lack adequate food, 60% of them are women. Those age 60 or older without enough to eat are also more likely to be women (58%).

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Race and Food Access

More than 1 in 5 Black and Latinx adults with children reported in July that they sometimes or often did not have enough to eat.

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Food Insecurity and Mental Health

More than 80% of those without enough to eat reported experiencing bad mental health symptoms at least half of the days in the prior week, including nervousness/anxiety, inability to stop worrying, little interest in doing things, and feeling down, depressed or hopeless.

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