Resources for Professionals

Food and Nutrition Resource Guide for Homeless Shelters, Soup Kitchens, and Food Banks (PDF | 254 KB)

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Provides food and nutrition education materials for staff and volunteers working in, as well as clients of, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, food banks, and related facilities.

Making the Most of Your Food Basket Donations

University of Illinois Extension

Tips to make your food drive more nutritious, and help meet the food needs of recipients and families.

Food and Agriculture Organization Supporting Programmes for Food Security

UN. Food and Agriculture Organization.

Assists countries in improving regional, national, and local food security for poor households.

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UN. World Health Organization.

Describes malnutrition related topics and programs.

Stepping Up To the Pate: Healthy Food Access and the Anti-Hunger Community’s Response (PDF | 3.5 MB)


Tools and strategies to help those in the anti-hunger field integrate healthy food access into their organization’s work.

Congressional Hunger Center

Congressional Hunger Center.

Anti-hunger publications for professionals. Additionally, the Congressional Hunger Center provides anti-hunger leadership training and fellowships, including the Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program and the Leland International Hunger Fellows Program.

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Bread for the World.

Analysis on issues and legislation that affect hungry and poor people.



Projects that use science and technology to improve nutrition in developing countries.

Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Project (FANTA)

US Agency for International Development. Academy for Educational Development.

Integrates food security and nutrition programming to improve the health and well being of women and children.

International Food Policy Research Institute

International Food Policy Research Institute.

Identifies and analyzes policies for sustainably meeting the food needs of the developing world.