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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Getting Up Close & Personal


Eat So They Can is works with communities to help create meaningful change! Our campaign would be lost without the hundreds of person-to-person chats, individual connections, and special thank yous that happen every day at GVN.

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Don't just take our word for it...


Here in the Eat So They Can headquarters, we believe our role as a team and as a global campaign, is to provide and facilitate connections between great groups of people.We want to match our donors with fun events, and connect our hosts with inspiring projects.

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Birthdays, baby showers and bar mitzvahs - using your milestone for social good!


While Eat So They Can has an official weekend that our community builds up towards each year, there is definitely no time limit on partying for a good cause!Some of our most successful hosts have turned a life milestone or an upcoming event into a fundraiser for Eat So They...

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159 hosts signed up for 2014 so far!

Latest Donations

  • Zhang Gaoqi 20.00 US 7 days ago
  • Gillian Diola 50.00 NZ 7 days ago
  • S Ngamphaiboon 10.00 NZ 11 days ago
  • 0.00 10 days ago
  • Shannon Henry and Janine Viret 33.79 US 2 months ago
  • Tina Houchin 250.00 US 3 months ago
  • Kirsten Brown 120.00 US 2 months ago
  • JoAnne Summers 574.76 US 2 months ago
  • Hasthika Ekneligoda 500.00 NZ 7 months ago
  • Alena Popelkova 1000.00 CZK 7 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).