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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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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Nourishing bodies, nourishing minds - five GREAT reasons to host an ESTC event!


Eat So They Can was originally born as a campaign to support school feeding and nutrition programs.

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This rad little place in Ethiopia


The 2013/2014 class.If we had to sum up our Ethiopia partner project in one word, it would ‘kick-ass’.

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145 hosts signed up for 2014 so far!

Latest Donations

  • S Ngamphaiboon 10.00 NZ 5 days ago
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  • 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
  • meifeng xue 50.00 NZD 6 months ago
  • Jiao Jiao 14.00 USD 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).