Social Entrepreneur Liberty Huang Fights Hunger With Boobs4Food

January 21, 2014

1:00 pm

When I first heard about Boobs4Food, I wondered if it was an organization for women’s rights or breast cancer awareness. Not so.

The name Boobs4Food makes perfect sense when co-founder Liberty Huang explains the meaning behind it: “We wanted to have a name that reflected our personality … we want to make volunteering fun.” Besides, as Huang says, “Boobs are where you get your first meal.”

Boobs4Food is helping people get more meals by bringing together chefs and food bloggers with organizations that fight hunger. This concept works well for the nonprofit because food itself has a way of bringing people together. Huang has fond memories of cooking and sharing meals with her own family growing up, and now she is funneling that passion toward helping others.

In this video, you can watch Huang discuss her passion, along with her favorite food app and what she hopes to see from new food startups in the future.

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Meg Rayford is a communications consultant based in Northern Virginia. She previously spent two years as the Director of Public Relations for a nonprofit startup, where she learned a lot about providing clean water for impoverished countries, even within the confines of a bootstrapped startup. She is the editor of Tech Cocktail, and she develops media strategies for companies in Washington, DC and Virginia. You can read her most recent work in the marketing chapter of the upcoming book, "Social Innovation and Impact in Nonprofit Leadership," which will be published in Spring 2014 by Springer Publishing. Follow her @megkrayford.

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