Frequently Asked Questions
WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO? WHAT IS PLUMPY'NUT?
Every dollar raised will help our affiliate organization, Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), purchase and distribute Ready-to-Use-Foods (RUF's) like Plumpy'nut to malnourished children abroad. Doctors Without Borders is an apolitical organization doing outstanding relief work around the world. Doctors Without Borders was awarded the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of their work.
WHAT IS A CHAPTER?
A chapter is normally a high school or college. Chapters allow students at a school to raise money together and see what their fellow students are up to. Check out the University of Michigan chapter for an example.
WHAT IS A WORK EFFORT?
A work effort is any act of community service by either an individual or a club/team/class. On the site, work efforts allow people to write about their volunteer work. Work efforts also allow clubs/teams/classes to track how much money they raise together.
Examples of work efforts include: an individual serving a meal at a soup kitchen, a club sports team cleaning up a local park, or a group of high school students volunteering to tutor underprivileged youth.
WHAT IS A SPONSOR?
A sponsor makes a donation to WILL WORK FOR FOOD through participants' profiles to honor the community service work being done. Sponsors may be a family, friends, or neighbors. All donations to WILL WORK FOR FOOD are tax deductible and 100% of donations are disbursed to Doctors Without Borders.
HOW DO I FIND A SPONSOR?
Once registered, log in and then click on the "Get Sponsors" button on the right side of your profile page. You'll be taken to a page where you can personalize and send our pre-drafted email to friends and family.
HOW IS WILL WORK FOR FOOD DIFFERENT FROM OTHER RELIEF ORGANIZATIONS?
WILL WORK FOR FOOD distinguishes itself from other relief organizations because it allows participants from around the world to better their own community while raising relief funds for an international crisis at the same time.
WILL WORK FOR FOOD has found grants and donors to cover our overhead costs so we can ensure every dollar raised helps save malnourished children.