A podcast series hosted by Billy Shore

Food plays a central role in our lives — from our health and the health of the environment to a child’s educational achievement and opportunity — and yet, hunger is a daily reality for many. Every week, Billy Shore, founder and chairman of Share Our Strength, hosts “Add Passion and Stir,” a podcast exploring the role of food in our society. Subscribe to “Add Passion and Stir” and join us every Wednesday for conversations about food, justice and society. Follow us on Twitter @AddPassionandStir, like us on Facebook, and follow Billy Shore on Instagram @billshore.

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Latest Interviews
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Cities are on the frontlines of responding to the short and long-term impacts of hunger in their communities and mayors have witnessed firsthand the hardship their constituents face. On this episode of Add Passion and Stir, we speak with two mayors leading the fight against child hunger. Mayor Levar Stoney of Richmond, Virginia and Mayor […]

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

With just over 580,000 residents, Wyoming is a state where “when you meet someone, it really is about one or two degrees of separation before you are starting to find common friends,” says First Lady of Wyoming, Jennie Gordon. That connectedness makes the knowledge that 1 in 5 children in Wyoming suffer from food insecurity […]

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

In this episode of Add Passion and Stir from early 2019, Thrive Global Founder and CEO Arianna Huffington and renowned pastry chef and North Fork Table and Inn owner Claudia Fleming discuss a topic very relevant today: the effects of stress and exhaustion on creativity, productivity and health. “For all of us, what moves the […]

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

In this conversation from October, 2020, James Beard award-winning Minneapolis chef Ann Kim discusses her immigrant experience, approach to food, and observations about her community in the wake of the George Floyd murder. “It is our job to make changes, educate and learn. We can’t make decisions rooted in fear,” she says. “People scream when […]

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

Rachel Sumekh, Founder & CEO of Swipe Out Hunger, discusses hunger on Swipe Out Hunger campuses and the value of activism. “One in three college students in the US today is food insecure. We pitch education and we pitch going to college as a pathway to get out of poverty, and yet our students get […]

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

As we continue to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, No Kid Hungry is telling the stories of what children faced during the crisis – and the incredible people working to feed them. Working with local artists in cities across the country, NKH’s Rebuilding campaign created a series of five micro-documentaries and murals in Atlanta, Los […]

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Interior designer and philanthropist Charlotte Moss and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker discuss the importance of ending child hunger. Moss selected No Kid Hungry to be the beneficiary of her latest project, Home: A Celebration . Home is an ode to Edith Wharton’s The Book of the Homeless, which was a 1916 fundraiser to help […]

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Reverend Jim Wallis, Chair in Faith and Justice at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy and Founder of Sojourners, reports on how dozens of faith organizations continue to advocate together for making the Child Tax Credit permanent, among other provisions in the proposed Build Back Better legislation. “We came together across many of our […]

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

For nearly 25 years, the Child Tax Credit has helped eligible American families with the cost of raising children. In 2021, the American Rescue Plan included significant changes to the credit: the amount per child was increased, 26 million more children were made eligible for the benefit, and the credit became a monthly cash payment […]

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Child Tax Credit Series Bonus Content Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Connecticut) has long been a champion in fighting child poverty. As part of our series on the Child Tax Credit, we spoke with DeLauro about the difference the Credit is making in the lives of families. Now Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, DeLauro has been […]