Sports Initiatives

What if Sports could help end extreme poverty?

We believe that it can! Food for the Hungry seeks to partner with athletes and influencers to leverage the galvanizing power of sports to end extreme poverty. Mobilizing fans and connecting their success on the field of play with the meaningful work of helping children thrive around the world, players and representatives across sports are answering this call. And you can join them!

Players, Partners and Fans - Join the Team!


As Seen on ESPN Sports Center

We believe Baseball has the power to lift thousands of families out of extreme poverty in the Dominican Republic

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“I want to give back what God and baseball have given me.”

Gregory Polanco, Pittsburgh Pirates OF

Meet the Players & Partners Who are Striking Out Poverty

Meet Our Partners

What's the BUZZ about Striking Out Poverty?


Purchase a “KPoverty” T-Shirt from Athletes Brand and all proceeds will go towards fighting extreme poverty!


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How is Striking Out Poverty helping poor communities in the Dominican Republic?

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On the Football field, the goal of defense is to tackle the opponent. In defending the dignity of the vulnerable, we must tackle the issues of poverty that prevent human flourishing. FH is teaming up with professional football players to raise awareness and support programs that are tackling some of the biggest issues of poverty around the world.

Derrick Morgan

Linebacker - Tennessee Titans

Coming Soon!

Michael Thomas

Safety - Miami Dolphins

Coty Sensabaugh

Cornerback - Pittsburgh Steelers

Coming Soon!

Jonathan Meeks

Safety - Buffalo Bills

Football Can Be a Force Against Poverty

Players from around the NFL are choosing to make a difference on and off the field.

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