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

An Evening of Trios
Boston     Saturday . February 16, 2019 . 5:00 PM

Eva Aronian, Violin | Jamie Clark, Cello | Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek, Piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff | Trio Elégiaque in G minor
Derek Bermel | Death with Interruptions
Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Trio in B flat Major, Op. 97 “Archduke”

Church of the Covenant | 67 Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Join New England Conservatory artists for an evening of trios! All proceeds will support a Boston-area food pantry.

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society
Philadelphia     Sunday . February 17, 2019 . 3:00 PM

The Orion Quartet:
Daniel Phillips & Todd Phillips, violin | Steven Tenenbom, viola | Timothy Eddy, cello

Peter Wiley, cello

Franz Schubert, Quartet in G Major, D. 887
Franz Schubert, String Quintet in C Major, D. 956

American Philosophical Society | Benjamin Franklin Hall | 427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Orion Quartet and Peter Wiley take us on a Schubertian journey through two of Schubert’s most sublime, intrinsically musical, and profoundly spiritual works. Schubert’s music “is purity itself,” Yehudi Menuhin once proclaimed, and who better to articulate it than the “extremely virtuosic and accomplished players” (Los Angeles Times) of the Orion joined by Wiley, the esteemed former cellist of the Beaux Arts Trio and Guarneri Quartet. All proceeds will benefit Philabundance.

Music for Food Philadelphia
Philadelphia     Tuesday . February 19, 2019 . 7:00 PM

Grace Clifford & Claire Bourg, violin | Grace Takeda, viola | Joshua Halpern, cello | Michael Rusinek, clarinet

Vera Quartet with Hsin-Yun Huang, viola

Felix Mendelssohn | String Quintet in B flat Major, op. 87
W.A. Mozart | Quintet in A Major for Clarinet and Strings, K. 581

Asian Arts Initiative | 1219 Vine Street | Philadelphia, PA 19107

This concert, featuring musicians from the Curtis Institute of Music, will benefit long time Asian Arts Initiative collaborator, Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission.

WA Concert Series
New York     Friday . March 1 . 2019 . 7:30 PM

Charles Neidich and Ayako Oshima, clarinet
Mariko Furukawa, piano

Music by Francis Poulenc, Johannes Brahms, Charles Neidich, and more.

Tenri Cultural Institute | 43a W. 13th St. New York, NY

Join the WA Concert Series for an evening of chamber music for clarinet and piano. All proceeds will benefit St. Francis Xavier Mission. To learn more about the event visit waconcertseries.com.