Managing Editor
Mike Grayeb

Bill Hornung
Linda McCarty

Design & Layout
John McMenamin

Distribution & Database Management
Russ Gerroir
Steve Prue
Concrete Marketing Inc.

Contributing Advisors
Sandy Chapin
Jason Dermer

Special Thanks
Marty Acks
Brian Bieluch
Jaime Chapin
Jen Chapin
Steve Gibbons
Michael Kaplan
Bob Marr
Tim Miller
Harry Nydick
Bill Pere
Scott Sivakoff
Pegge Strella
The Harry Chapin Foundation
World Hunger Year

Masthead photo
by Diane Maple

Thank you Harry and Jim.


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Harry Chapin encouraged all of us to "Do something." Circle!, a free, quarterly on-line newsletter, presents ideas for social action, especially with the fight against hunger in the U.S. and around the world. Circle! is produced in its entirety by a volunteer staff. To subscribe, send an email with the word Subscribe in the subject line to

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Want to Win a CD? Take Our Two-Minute Survey

Help us shape the future content of Circle! Participate in our brief survey by March 21st and you just might win a CD of a live Harry Chapin concert!

Harry for Senator?

For years fans have wondered whether Harry really had political aspirations.

Jen Chapin's New CD Provides an Irresistible Invitation to Linger

In a conversation a few weeks before the February 24th release of her new CD, Jen Chapin reflected on her blossoming career, songwriting, and her father's influence on her creative process.

Students Help Hungry at Campus Kitchens

Very rarely, the story of how an organization was founded is as engaging as the work of the organization itself. Such is the case with The Campus Kitchens Project.

Wanted: Candidates
for the Office of "Citizen"

Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter once said, "In a democracy, the highest office is the office of citizen." Harry Chapin agreed.

Getting Informed and Getting Involved - WHY Leads the Way

The mission of WHY today, as it was then, is to support the work of innovative organizations domestically and internationally.

World Hunger Year Announces 2004 WHY-Chapin Award Winners, Dinner Plans

WHY invites you to be a part of a special evening honoring five exceptional individuals who have demonstrated dedication to finding solutions to hunger and poverty.




Fan Fare
Chapin Fans Making a Difference

Joe D'Urso

Harry Nydick

New Musical Revue Promises Surprises for Chapin Fans

LUNCH Program
15th Anniversary

2004 is shaping up as a defining year for LUNCH as the Connecticut-based program celebrates its 15th anniversary of using Harry Chapin music to help engage youth about how they can be part of the solution for hunger and poverty.

"Stamp Out Hunger"
Food Drive

On May 8th join millions of Americans and prove that each of us can do something about ending hunger.