Alliance to End Hunger
Chief Operating Officer
Hmmm, do I get a scone to go with my mocha frappuccino or should I get a breakfast quiche? First world problems, right? Actually, right here in the United States, 20% of our kids live in a food-insecure household, and outside the US, that number only increases. The Alliance to End Hunger is a coalition of members that, literally, seek to end hunger. Not an easy task! But with a spirit of innovation, the Alliance builds partnerships to “educate, motivate, and advocate” and “to make ending hunger a priority for the US government.”
Of course, a strong website is crucial to the success of their efforts, so when the Alliance to End Hunger approached Ironistic for a new website, we jumped at the chance to help out. With the great team at the Alliance, we worked to build a website that would better communicate their goals and mission, increase online donations, improve membership outreach efforts, foster collaboration among existing members, and generate greater awareness and engagement for the hunger crisis.
Together we created a full strategy for the website followed by custom design and development on a WordPress platform. It includes a plethora of tools aimed at educating and engaging visitors from around the world, including online donations, social media integration, news and blog capabilities, event calendars, membership directories, and much more. Head on over to www.alliancetoendhunger.org and see how YOU can get involved in the fight to end hunger.
Because of the great work we’ve done for the Alliance to End Hunger, they brought us in to help manage and improve some of their legacy web properties. One such website is Hunger Volunteer Connection (HVC). HVC connects ready-and-willing volunteers with organizations that battle hunger in the United States. Recently, they reached their goal of 500,000 service hours by September 2018. In addition to promoting volunteer opportunities, the site also provides a library of success stories as well other resources for anyone interested in solving the hunger epidemic.
The original HVC site was built without a content management system, so updates were difficult as they depended on another web development company, which couldn’t respond as quickly as necessary for HVC’s needs. Ironistic did a complete site rebuild with a custom WordPress theme, using Visual Composer for much-improved content management. As part of the rebuild, Ironistic also made improvements to the volunteer opportunity search feature on the site, which uses a third party, API, to search through a large database of service opportunities. Are you looking for ways to serve in your area? Become part of the solution at www.hungervolunteerconnection.org.