Rotarian and Regional Program Manager for Stop Hunger Now, Dominic Alexander, shared his background and experience with the NGO's program initiatives. Dominic grew up in international settings in Asia and Europe before serving in the Peace Corps and addressing education and support programs for AIDS/HIV families and patients. He joined Stop Hunger Now seven years ago, helping to grow their distribution warehouse in Richmond in support of serving clients in 71 countries.
Stop Hunger Now is an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid around the world. The organization began modestly serving schools and relief areas in Africa with its food programs before expanding into support of clinics and schools. Stop Hunger Now’s meal packaging program provides dehydrated, high protein, and highly nutritious meals that are used in crisis situations and in school feeding programs for schools and orphanages in developing countries around the world. In its efforts to respond to emergency needs around the world Stop Hunger Now receives and distributes significant donations of in-kind aid. These donations are large quantities of food, medicines, medical supplies and other such items as may be of use in fighting hunger and providing relief in a crisis.