Helping End Hunger in America
Founded in 1991 by Alan Shawn Feinstein, the Feinstein Foundation is dedicated to the alleviation of hunger, the importance of community service in education and the values of caring, compassion and brotherhood. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited requests for funding.
Press Release: The Feinstein Foundation's will Suspend $1 Million Challenge to Fight Hunger
A $100,000 donation ten years ago by Alan Shawn Feinstein to name the House of Hope in Warwick, RI, a refuge for needy families, for a beloved nun, Sister Fran Conway, has grown into a productive business for them creating hand-made crafts there selling in stores throughout the state.
Mr. Feinstein's commitment to the schools in the State of Rhode Island is legendary. He has dedicated millions of dollars to its elementary and secondary schools, and to its colleges and universities, to advance the importance of community service in education and the values of caring, compassion and brotherhood. » View Our Programs
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The World Hunger Program at Brown University, founded in the 1980’s by Alan Shawn Feinstein, featuring such notable guest speakers and awardees as Elie Wiesel, Audrey Hepburn and Morley Safer, moved to Tufts University in 1997 where it became their Feinstein International Famine Center.