Bill Ayres

WhyHunger Co-founder and Ambassador

Bill Ayres, Co-founder and Ambassador, co-founded WhyHunger in 1975. Over nearly 40 years, Bill has developed and implemented meaningful and innovative programs in the areas of hunger and social services. Bill has led local initiatives to promote ideas and policies that have made significant impacts upon the communities that they serve, including the creation of the New York Hunger Hotline in New York City and the Center for Food Action in New Jersey. Under Bill's direction, WhyHunger has served as a founding member of the National Association of Hunger Organizations and the National Jobs for All Coalition. He is also a board member of Long Island Cares, Long Island’s food bank. Bill has been a broadcaster on commercial radio and TV for the past thirty years and currently hosts a weekly Sunday night radio show on WPLJ 95.5FM in New York. Through his work in communications Bill has developed extensive contacts in the world of media. He is the co-author of the book All You Need Is Love (Simon & Schuster).