We mend the gaps in our nation's broken emergency food system through 4 distinct programs.
Provide Hunger Relief
Emergency Food: gluten free
Disaster Food: gluten free
Student Food Bags: allergen-free
Monthly Food Support: gluten free


See us in action

Gluten Free Hunger Relief Boxes are shown packed, stacked, and ready for delivery
UPS truck picks up Mend Hunger's gluten-free hunger relief boxes. The truck is full of boxes and Sabrina, with UPS, poses holding several boxes.
Gluten Free Hunger relief boxes are stacked on a hand cart and ready for delivery
Dr. Myra Dutch is smiling as she stands next to a tall stack of Mend Hunger's gluten-free hunger relief boxes that are packed and ready for distribution.
Mend Hunger Boxes stacked tall outside on a handtruck as they're loaded up for shipment across America
Allergy-safe weekend hunger relief bags are shown packed and lined up for distribution to low-income children. These bags provide 65 hours of hunger relief and include 2 breakfasts, 4 entrees and 5 snacks at no cost.

our team

Headshot of executive director Aleksa Hacker


Founder & Executive Director
Headshot of associate director Dr. Myra Dutch


Associate Director
Headshot of Tanya Dutch



"You helped me feel human. Like someone cared."

"Thank you for making me feel seen and cared for."

“Mend Hunger means love because there is love in every box you send out that helps so many people.” 

“It means the world to me that Mend Hunger has been thoughtful enough to assist those of us with celiac disease. Thank you for your support!” 

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127 Audubon Dr. Suite C-323
Maumelle, Arkansas

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Mend Hunger is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization (Tax ID number 81-3123754) under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. ​© Mend Hunger. All rights reserved.