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When Hunger Hits

Kids doing battle in the grocery aisle just to eat?

It's a powerful image created by epic photographer Benjamin Von Wong, who recently focused his lens on child hunger.

His hyper-realistic style and innovative concepts are designed to spark conversation.

And his adventurous photos sure got us talking. How about you?

Join us on an inspiring journey to see child hunger from a different angle.

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About Von Wong
Benjamin Von Wong is a viral campaign creator focused on supporting social and environmental causes. He creates images that people think are photoshopped to educate and inspire. His work has been featured on Buzzfeed, Gizmodo, Mashable and the Huffington Post to name a few. His latest project, placing a Mermaid on 10,000 plastic bottles, sits currently at 27 million views and his most successful fundraising video raised more than $2 million. He is currently looking to connect with corporations struggling to promote their corporate social responsibility initiatives in an authentic and engaging way.

About Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
Second Harvest is pursuing innovative efforts to connect more people to food. Based in Silicon Valley, Second Harvest is one of the largest food banks in the nation, providing food to more than a quarter of a million people every month, including nearly 89,000 kids. Despite the immense wealth in Silicon Valley, and partly due to the high cost of living, hunger and malnutrition are pervasive. Second Harvest distributes nutritious food, including more fresh produce than any other food bank in the country, through a network of more than 320 nonprofit partners at more than 850 sites.