Bill Ayres

From The Harry Chapin Wiki

Bill Ayres is the Executive Director and Co-Founder, along with Harry Chapin, of World Hunger Year. He is also a former Catholic priest.

Harry Chapin connection

Harry and Bill Ayres met in September 1973 when Harry appeared on Ayres' radio program, On This Rock.[1] At the time Harry was at a point in his career where success started to come to him and he was examining how he could make difference in the world. That initial meeting led to the formation of World Hunger Year in 1975. Bill Ayres continues to serve as executive director to this day. He also continues to host a weekly talk radio show.

External links


  1. Ayres, Bill. "WHY History". Retrieved 2010-06-15 .