Bigger Staff and Bolder Goals Turn Around a Quiet Hunger-Fighting Charity

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Courtesy of Share Our Strength

Bill Shore, head of Share Our Strength, says showcasing the antihunger group’s successes has led to robust giving: “You can’t hear about the difference we are making ... and not want to get on board.”

Bill Shore took the stage in October at a convention of Arby’s fast-food franchise owners and managers to tell them exactly how Share Our Strength, his antihunger charity, spent the $1.7-million they raised last year on its behalf.

Arby’s had collected $1 from every customer who wanted to make a gift, offering donors a coupon they could use to get a discount on a return visit. The company provided $300,000 to make a total $2-million gift.

Mr. Shore told