Accelerate Change - Taproot Foundation's Hunger Initiative

Accelerate Change - Taproot Foundation's Hunger Initiative

For over 15 years, Taproot Foundation has helped to define, build, and advance the field of pro bono service around the globe. We've witnessed the transformative effect that pro bono service has on nonprofit organizations. And we know that human capital and professional expertise is an invaluable resource in addressing our society's most pressing challenges. In 2017, we are piloting Taproot Campaigns. A Campaign is a statement of our commitment to deepening the impact of pro bono service. Taproot's ACCELERATE CHANGE initiative is contributing to ending hunger and food insecurity by leveraging a person’s highest level skills to tackle one of the world’s largest problems. Learn more about Taproot's Campaigns here.

Content from this campaign

Mapping Cross-Sector Solutions to Food Loss
By Elizabeth Schwan-Rosenwald and Mary Ruth Robinson Some numbers defy the limits of imagination. What does 1.3 billion tons of wasted food look like? What could we do with an extra billion bags of potatoes or 3.7 trillion apples? What are the implications of 574 billion eggs spoiled? And how could these staggering numbers translate into solutions for the 815 million ...
Nov 27, 2018 7:30 PM ET
Helping Nonprofits Within the Food System Tap Into Pro Bono
If your nonprofit works along the food value chain, you know that trying to address the complex problems of hunger and food insecurity is as tough as it gets. It can be hard to figure out solutions to your unique capacity needs—and breaking down nuanced challenges into manageable chunks of work can feel like just one more task you don’t have time for. Pro bono can help. Taproot...
Oct 30, 2018 10:10 AM ET
New Nonprofit Tool: Pro Bono + The Food Value Chain
If your nonprofit works along the food value chain, you know that trying to address the complex problems of hunger and food insecurity is as tough as it gets. It can be hard to figure out solutions to your unique capacity needs—and breaking down nuanced challenges into manageable chunks of work can feel like just one more task you don’t have time for. Pro bono can help. Taproot...
Oct 11, 2018 11:30 AM ET
Fighting Hunger With Pro Bono, Part 3
September is Hunger Action Month. A month to take action, spread the word, and dedicate ourselves to ending hunger. In honor of this month, and as part of our hunger initiative--Accelerate Change--...
Sep 28, 2017 2:15 PM ET
Fighting Hunger With Pro Bono, Part 2
September is Hunger Action Month. A month to take action, spread the word, and dedicate ourselves to ending hunger. In honor of this month, and as part of our hunger initiative--Accelerate Change--...
Sep 27, 2017 10:05 AM ET

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