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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Hosted by Billy Shore and Debbie Shore.

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Latest Interviews
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

In this special episode, Share Our Strength co-founder Billy Shore speaks with the organization’s brand-new CEO, Anne Filipic. She explains how her career led her to this position and the depth of her passion about solving childhood hunger. “What does it mean to end childhood hunger today, tomorrow, and forever? … Getting meals to kids […]

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Why is it so important to nourish ourselves and each other? On this very special episode, we revisit our conversation with actor and musician Jeff Bridges and his daughter, Mother’s Empowerment Coach Isabelle Bridges. The father-daughter duo talk about the importance of nourishing relationships and fighting child hunger. “As you get older, you realize that the […]

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

In this very special episode, we re-visit our conversation with award-winning Chez Panisse chef and cookbook author Alice Waters who discusses the value of real, regenerative food for our children and our society as a whole. “Once you love nature, you can’t make the wrong decision about anything. You don’t want to do things that […]

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

For renowned Indian Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor it’s simple: whatever he has today is thanks to the power of sharing. A household name in India with his own channel FoodFood, Chef Sanjeev is a Padma Shri Awardee, recipient of the Indian Government’s ‘Best Chef of India’ award, and many more accolades. But for him, it’s […]

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 […]