What's it all about?

I said Somebody should do something about that. Then I realized I am somebody." ” ~ Lily Tomlin.

Eat So They Can is all about providing citizens around the world with an inspiring way to take action! Eat So They Can is an initiative of the Global Volunteer Network and the GVN Foundation. The concept is simple - by hosting a dinner party, you can help end hunger and malnutrition around the world!

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Don't have the time to host an event? You can still make a difference by donating!  To submit the funds raised through your event or to make a donation, please click on the button below.

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2013 Event Rundown: Ana Maria Tabacaru


Ana Maria is a 2013 International Intern for Eat So They Can.She is based in Aberdeen, Scotland and we wanted to share some of her experiences from 2013 below.

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2013 Wrap Up!


Can you believe it is almost the end of the year already? We keep asking ourselves where the year went! We have been very busy the last few weeks, especially following the devastation caused in the Philippines by Typhoon Haiyan and supporting our partner working on the ground.

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Guest Post: Hadae Kim


Are you considering hosting an ESTC event but unsure where to start? Take some time to read about Hadae's event here! Hadae is an International Intern located in Auckland, New Zealand and has generously shared her experiences in organising her first ESTC event and recommendations to other ESTC hosts.

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20 hosts signed up for 2014 so far!

Latest Donations

  • Hasthika Ekneligoda 500.00 NZ 29 days ago
  • Alena Popelkova 1000.00 CZK 30 days ago
  • meifeng xue 50.00 NZD 3 months ago
  • Jiao Jiao 14.00 USD 3 months ago
  • Ben Smyth 20.00 NZD 3 months ago
  • Yijie Liu 1.00 USD 4 months ago
  • ran zuo 20.00 USD 4 months ago
  • Ana Maria Tabacaru 20.00 GBP 4 months ago
  • SJ Lee 15.00 NZD 4 months ago
  • Ana Maria Tabacaru 100.00 GBP 4 months ago

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Eat so They Can is a fundraiser for the GVN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization in the United States established in 2005.

GVN Foundation is proud to be in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).