The Movement

Our Story

In 2007, Dan and Nancy Hintz began Million Meal Movement with a two-fold vision: feeding the hungry and teaching the importance of volunteerism. As Million Meal Movement has grown, we have carried out this vision by empowering volunteers of all ages as we make a tangible impact together.

“We founded the organization because we wanted to be able to offer a volunteer experience to children that their parents would enjoy just as much.” — Nancy Hintz

Mission & Vision

Our Story


We exist for those who are hungry—hungry for a warm meal, hungry for a mission, hungry to make a difference. We pack more than meals. We pack compassion. Give us your support, and we’ll give you an Indiana where everyone can hunger for something greater than their next meal.


We empower volunteers to make a difference through hands-on, high-energy meal-packing events. Each year, thousands of volunteers participate in meal packs, and together we donate millions of meals to Indiana food pantries.

How We Pack

  • Vitamins & Minerals
    Vitamins & Minerals

    help fill nutritional gaps

  • Dried Vegetables
    Dried Vegetables

    add flavor and healthy nutrients

  • Soy Protein
    Soy Protein

    nourishes and strengthens

  • Rice

    provides filling, whole grain fiber

  • A Meal Pack
    A Meal Pack