Heroes of Everyday Life® – Hunger is an issue too big for one person, team, or organization to solve alone. Sodexo recognizes employees who have invested time, talent, and service spirit to help those at risk of hunger. Award recipients receive $5,000 for their hunger-related charity of choice and receive public recognition through Sodexo and the Foundation's communications channels. The annual nomination period is January 1-February 28.
Meet the 2021 Heroes
Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships – A program that recognizes student innovation and youth-led solutions to fight hunger in the U.S. These young people are creating awareness and mobilizing peers in their communities to be catalysts for change. The scholarship awardees comprise a wide variety of students, ages 5 to 25, who are recognized at the national level and hail from across the country. A program that recognizes students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models that provide solutions to eliminate hunger in the U.S. Scholarship winners receive a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant for their hunger-related charity. The scholarship is named for the Foundation's founder and former president, Steve Brady, who was an unstoppable champion in the fight to end hunger. The annual application period is October 5-December 5.
Read more about the 2021 Stop Hunger Scholars.
Youth Grants – YSA (Youth Service America) partners with the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation to provide grants for youth-led service projects that engage young people in the fight against hunger. We are currently looking for over 100+ of the best ideas from young people about how they can help end childhood hunger in their communities. Grants are available for youth leaders ages 5-25 across the U.S. to turn their ideas into action and make an impact on the issue of childhood hunger on Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) – April 23-25, 2021 – and beyond.