On Monday, May 16th, WhyHunger will host its annual Chapin Awards event to honor social movements changing the world and recognize artist activists making a difference in the fight against hunger and poverty.
Honorees will include rock guitarist and Grammy Award-winner Tom Morello of Rage Against The Machine and Audioslave, receiving the Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award; singer-songwriter and Grammy Award-winning artist Kenny Loggins, receiving the ASCAP Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award; and social movement partner Landless Workers Movement (MST), receiving the WhyHunger Chapin Award.
WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2016
WHERE: The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, Pier 61, NYC
TICKETS & INFO: www.whyhunger.org/awards
Founded in 1975 by the late Harry Chapin, WhyHunger is a leader in building the movement to end hunger and poverty by connecting people to nutritious, affordable food and by supporting grassroots solutions that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment. WhyHunger works to support, resources and build the capacity of community organizations and social movements that are changing the systems, policies and institutions that perpetuate hunger and poverty in our world.