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Move For Hunger picks up non-perishable food from people moving

Move For Hunger turns moving into a positive experience for many in need, taking a load off of people moving and feeding hungry locals. You can get involved with minimal effort!

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How Move For Hunger is genius

Any business professional associated with a move can benefit from Move For Hunger. If you are (or know) a realtor, lender, mover, moving van or box rental company, Move For Hunger could drastically impact your business model and help you give back to those in need.

So, what is Move For Hunger? When people move, they throw away a great deal of “stuff.” Unfortunately, a lot of this “stuff” is food that could be delivered to a family in need, rather than thrown away and wasted. This is where Move For Hunger comes in.

By teaming up with relocation companies across the country, Move For Hunger offers to pick up the unwanted, non-perishable food items from those who are moving and deliver it to local food banks. Since it started in 2009, Move For Hunger has delivered 2 million pounds of food, roughly 1.7 million meals to families in need across the nation. Currently, they work with 556 relocation companies, and over 1,600 real estate professionals in forty seven states.

Statistically one in six people you know is hungry

Over 50 million Americans struggle to find their next meal. And an astonishing one is five American children go to bed hungry every night; that is 17 million children going hungry, every single night. Real estate professionals and anyone else involved with moving, can not only promote themselves and their business, but also, bring awareness to the hunger crisis in America. Here is an example of what a real estate flyer could look like. Move For Hunger will help you design fliers, and banners.

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They will also assist you in reaching out to local newspapers and radio stations to spread the word about food drive. And in spreading the word about a food drive, you are spreading the word about your business. There is nothing better than helping a charity, and this one takes minimal effort on your part, taking advantage of an often overlooked opportunity.

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