Hall Hunger Hears the Voices

West Dayton food desert concerns reach City Hall “Residents of West Dayton feel the lack of grocery stores in the area has caused a “food desert,” leaving many without access to fresh food options… One resident has taken his concerns to City Hall, hoping officials can help provide viable food options instead of high-priced convenience stores”… Read the full report …

Is Gem City Market Co-Op the Solution?

In Dayton, a community-owned and operated grocery store will set up shop in the heart of one of Ohio’s largest food deserts. “Dayton ranks among the worst cities in the nation for food security among families with children. Nearly 30 percent of households in this part of western Ohio report trouble finding access to healthy foods, and the area has fewer grocery stores per …

Progress in fight against hunger, but challenges remain

On a holiday when people overeat and host elaborate feasts, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that many local families will go to bed hungry tonight. Ohio is one of the most food insecure states in the nation, according to a new federal report, and Dayton continues to rank among the worst U.S. cities for food hardship. Some …

Hungry for Change Newsletter!

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We are excited to share our first Hall Hunger Initiative newsletter: “Hungry for Change! Click on the orange title in order to view the complete letter! Thanks for your support!

Amb. Hall to Speak at Annual Food Summit

We are are so excited to have Ambassador Hall speak at the upcoming Montgomery County Annual Food Summit 2016. He will speaking along with a few other leaders in the fight against food insecurity in the Dayton-Montgomery area. We look forward to seeing you there!

Amb. Hall to Speak at TEDx Dayton!

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We are so proud to announce that Ambassador Hall will be speaking at TEDx Dayton. His theme will be “Do the Thing in Front of You.” We hope he will open your eyes to the need all around us in our community and will challenge to you act.

Hunger in Dayton brings former Ambassador back to his roots

Former congressman and ambassador to the United States, Tony Hall, spoke to a group of students in regard to food security and hunger on Apr. 19 at an event sponsored by UD’s Student Government Association held in Kennedy Union. Congressman Hall and his long-time associate, Rick Carne, spoke about a variety of hunger-related projects in the Dayton area, mainly The …

Food co-op grocery proposed for West Dayton

While the Hall Hunger Initiative is not the same thing as GDUCI, HHI and GDUCI are working together on bringing the Gem City Market to west Dayton as it furthers our shared mission of solving food insecurity. Area known for food deserts has lacked a larger store since 2008. A local group proposes establishing a worker- and member-owned grocery store …

HHI Gets Its Start

Trustees of The Jack W. and Sally D. Eichelberger Foundation of The Dayton Foundation are announcing the award of a major grant totaling up to $525,000 over three years to the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area for the Hall Hunger Initiative. This new initiative, launched by former Congressman and U.S. Ambassador Tony Hall in partnership with the local …