Poverty and Hunger

The Sullivan Foundation is committed to promoting the efforts of our partner schools and the social enterprise sector to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Here we provide news coverage related to Goal 1: No Poverty and Goal 2: Zero Hunger.

Jaden Smith Dispatches Food Truck to Serve Vegan Meals to L.A.'s Homeless

The rapper/actor/social entrepreneur has also developed the Just Water brand to combat the problem of single-use plastic bottles.

Davidson College Alumnus Runs Tech Nonprofit Helping Families Apply for SNAP Benefits

To find out if they qualify for assistance, applicants can answer 10 quick questions online instead of spending hours on the phone or in a waiting room.

This Florida Nonprofit Serves Pet Owners Who Can't Afford Veterinary Care

Created by Sullivan Foundation corporate partner Renasant Bank, this heartwarming "Heartland Stories" video tells the story of St. Francis Pet Care in Gainesville.
University of the Cumberlands

University of the Cumberlands Students Fill Backpacks With Food for Hungry Kids

Program volunteers fill 900 backpacks a week with non-perishable food items for students in Knox and Whitley counties.
Erskine College

Erskine College Students Package 11,000-Plus Meals in Three Hours to Feed the Hungry

“It is awesome to see students give up their time to serve people they will never meet," said event organizer Iris Gadsden.

Alice Lloyd College Professor Leads Program to Help Food-Insecure Children in Knott County, Kentucky

When Denise Jacobs learned that local school children were saving their lunch food for hungry siblings at home, she launched Power Up for Nutrition program.