Hunger in the News

Max Tjaden, Farmer participating in Invest An Acre
March 18, 2016
by Dan Michel

Feeding America Strongly Opposes Cuts To SNAP In House Budget; Urges Congress To Protect The Nation's Poor And Hungry | Feeding America Statement

This week, the House proposed a budget that was (not unexpectedly) different from the budget recently proposed by the President. There are some deep cuts to programs that help people already struggling to make ends meet. CEO Diana Aviv issued the following reaction to the House proposal.

Read Diana's statement about the recent proposed budget >>

 

Feeding America Plans to Double Fresh Produce Contributions | The Packer

The Packer is a publication for individuals working in the produce industry. Recently, we held the Fresh Produce Summit to discuss ways to get more of this nutritious food into the network of food banks and eventually to people in need.

See the Packers profile of the inaugural summit >>

 

Beyond the city: Misconceptions about Hunger in Rural America | Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, WV

Recently, we featured Max Tjaden, a farmer who participates in the Invest An Acre program. More than his participation, he talked to the Herald-Dispatch about seeing hunger first-hand in his rural community.

Learn more about Max's account of rural hunger and how he helps >>

 

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