The Hunger to Health Collaboratory (H2HC) is a group of cross-sector stakeholders committed to reducing the health consequences of hunger. We aim to build alliances with others who believe that health begins with reliable access to inexpensive, nutritious food. Together, we are contributing our organizational expertise to accelerate the impact of sustainable initiatives.
1 in 8 people in the United States is food insecure.
Nationally, the health-related cost of hunger is $160 billion.
Many families and individuals do not have reliable access to affordable healthy food, leading to preventable negative health consequences. According to a study released by The Greater Boston Food Bank and Children’s HealthWatch in 2018, the avoidable cost of hunger in Massachusetts is $2.4 billion. We can lower this cost by:
H2HC supports these recommendations and accelerates social change by partnering across sectors to address the systemic injustices associated with food insecurity.
November 12 & 13, 2019: Hunger to Health Summit & Reception, Museum of Science, Boston
To learn more, please contact Tallen Sloane, Manager, Hunger to Health Collaboratory at firstname.lastname@example.org.