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

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

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
PERFORMERS

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.

Music for Food Cleveland
Cleveland     Sunday . March 3, 2019 . 4:00 PM
PERFORMERS

Jaime Laredo & Shannon Lee, violin | Sharon Robinson, cello | Daniel Gilbert, clarinet The Callisto String Quartet

Handel-Halvosen | Passacaglia for Violin and Cello
Gyorgy Ligeti | String Quartet No. 1
Nicolo Paganini | Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1
H.W. Ernst | Grand Caprice on Franz Schubert’s “Der Erlkonig,” Op. 26
Eugene Ysaye | Solo Sonata No. 5
W.A. Mozart | Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet

Harcourt Manor

Music for Food Cleveland presents an evening of chamber music. All proceeds will support the Kosher Food Bank of Cleveland.

Music for Food New York
New York     Saturday . March 16 . 2019 . 3:00 PM
PERFORMERS

Mimosa Ensemble with piano soloist Renana Gutman.

Samuel Barber, Adagio for Strings, op 11
W.A. Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major K414
Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony for Strings, Op. 118a

Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 W. 114th Street, NY, NY 10025

All proceeds benefit Broadway Community.