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, November 30, 2022

Gina Reardon owns a professional catering business in Kansas City. ImpulseSV streams video games on Twitch and YouTube to well over a million followers. Both have used their unique talents to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to feed hungry kids. Impulse devotes streams to encourage his supporters to donate to No Kid Hungry. “I […]

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

When is a cupcake more than a cupcake? When it’s helping to end food insecurity. For Michael C. Platt and Sahana Vij, two young bakers who’ve turned their love of baking into platforms to raise awareness and funds to help end hunger, baking has been a way to connect with their community. Add Passion and […]

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Brother Luck, celebrity chef and author featured on “Chopped,” “Top Chef,” and “Beat Bobby Flay’, discusses how he uses his experience with mental health in the restaurant industry to help others. “I’ve realized over the years, as I’ve gone through the healing process, that I have to speak up and be vulnerable and live through […]

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Mavis-Jay Sanders, chef and activist, discusses what motivates her to use her culinary career to fight food injustice in Black and low-income communities. “When Eric Garner got murdered and there were protests in the streets, I was working in a fine dining restaurant… I couldn’t straddle that fence anymore; I couldn’t be in a place […]

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Ending childhood hunger in America takes more than a change in policy, it requires individuals and organizations in communities across the country working together and sharing their strength. In this final episode of Add Passion and Stir’s series exploring why food is the most important school supply, we hear from individuals committed to ending hunger […]

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Hunger is a reality, but it is also a solvable problem. While millions of kids face hunger everyday, we can make sure every kid gets the food they need to grow up healthy, happy, and strong. The second episode in Add Passion and Stir’s series on why food is the most important school supply connects […]

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Across America, kids are headed back to school, but nearly 12 million kids in America face hunger. Children need three meals a day to grow up happy, healthy, and strong but for many hunger is a daily reality. In this first episode of a three-part series exploring why food is the most important school supply, […]

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

In this episode of Add Passion and Stir, we are revisiting our Child Tax Credit series. We look at how organizations are using technology to make sure eligible families are receiving the credit. With more than 36 million additional children — a majority of whom are Black and Latino — now eligible and the credit […]

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Kirsten Saenz Tobey, Co-Founder and Chief Impact Officer of Revolution Foods, describes how the B Corp she co-founded is helping kids now and in the future. “Our focus has always been to build lifelong healthy eaters, and to do that through primarily school and institutional food systems and access to high quality, healthy food,” she […]

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Businesses can have significant impact on the health of communities. C.D. Glin, Vice President of the PepsiCo Foundation, and Kim Fortunato, the first woman to serve as president of the Campbell Soup Foundation, are leading the way for their organizations. “We’re grant makers, but we’re also change makers… We think about ourselves as being demand […]