What does Muhammad Ali have to do with food? According to Food Tank, "the greatest" boxer also ranks as one of the greatest athletes who champion charitable food causes. Today, Food Tank named "Twelve Athletes Fighting to Change the Food System," and invited others to add to the list.
Founded in January by Danielle Nierenberg and Ellen Gustafson, Food Tank seeks to foster dialogue and initiate change in response to the broken food global food system, which seems to have as many issues with hunger as it does with obesity.
Check out the slideshow above to see what other athletes made Food Tank's list, and what they are doing.