A Musician-led Initiative to fight hunger in our local communities
Musicians volunteer their time & talent
All audience donations go to a local pantry

Read our full Mission Statement, find out more about our participating musicians, and see a list of pantries we have supported.

Food Insecurity In the US

Food Insecurity in the US
  • MFF concerts have funded over 500,000 meals...read more
  • Supported more than 60 hunger-relief organizations
  • 100% of concert donations benefit food pantries
Please read about hunger in the US here

Musicians Talk About Music for Food

We believe both music and food are essential to human life and growth. Music has the power to call forth the best in us, inspiring awareness and action when artists and audiences work together to transform the ineffable into tangible and needed food resources.

Upcoming Concerts

Philadelphia     Thursday . March 15 . 2018 . 7:00pm

Hsin-Yun Huang,viola; Peter Wiley, cello

Music for Food Philadelphia season conclusion!
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church . 1625 Locust Street . Philadelphia . PA . 19103

Donations of $20+, $10+ students/seniors, collected at the door. This concert benefits Saint Mark’s Church Food Cupboard.

Boston     Sunday . March 18 . 2018 . 7:30 pm

Judith Gordan, piano; The Parker Quartet; Josh Quinn, bass-baritone;  Marcus Thompson, viola; Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano  

Schubert’s Vienna / Our Boston

Franz Schubert, Lieder (selections):
      Sehnsucht, D. 516
      Nachtstück, D. 672
      Memnon, D. 541
      Fahrt zum Hades, D. 526
      Aus Heliopolis I, D. 753
  Aus Heliopolis II, D. 754
Peter Child, Sonata for Viola and Piano
Franz Schubert, String Quartet n°15 in G Major, Op. 161, D.887

MIT . Killian Hall . 160 Memorial Drive . in the Hayden Library Building

Suggested Donation: $25+, $10+ students
All proceeds benefit Caspar Homeless Shelter

New York     Thursday . April 5 . 2018 . 7:30 pm

Natasha Brofsky, cello; Tanya Gabrielian, piano; Marka Gustavsson, viola; Jennifer Liu, violin; Caeli Smith, viola; Emily Smith, violin; Laurie Smukler, violin; Terry Sweeney, percussion; Carmit Zori, violin

NYC Core Concert Series, 2017 -2018

W. A. Mozart, String Quartet in G Major, K.387
Andy Akiho, Deciduous
R. Schumann, Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025

Suggested Donation: $30+, $10+ students
Concert benefits New York Common Pantry

Pittsburgh     Saturday . 14 April 2018 . 3:00pm

The Lee-Cho-Katz Trio (Pei-Shan Lee, piano; Catherine Cho, violin; Paul Katz, cello).

Piano Trios
James Laughlin Music Hall . Chatham University

Co-sponsored by Chatham’s Music Department, The Women’s Institute and Falk School of Sustainability & Environment Food Studies Program.
Cash donations to benefit Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.