Feeding America Statement on Introduction of Bipartisan Bills to Help Strengthen Access to Meals for Children in the Summer
Thursday, Jun 10 2021
Congress has a critical opportunity to ensure the summer months aren’t hungry months by passing legislation that will provide more children with more food. Learn more.
Friday, Jun 4 2021
Feeding America applauds the USDA announcement to provide $1 billion in hunger relief funding which will provide an estimated 750 million meals to families facing hunger.
Thursday, Apr 29 2021
Feeding America applauds the Biden Administration’s bold proposals to invest in Summer EBT to help end summer hunger for children in need, address a ban on formerly incarcerated people receiving SNAP and extend the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit.
Feeding America Statement on the USDA’s Announcement to End the Farmers to Families Food Box Program
Thursday, Apr 15 2021
Feeding America supports the decision to end the Farmers to Families Food Box Program and focus on providing assistance through the nation’s food bank system and nutrition programs like SNAP.
Friday, Apr 2 2021
Our number one priority is to ensure that the current 15% increase in SNAP benefits is extended through the end of the economic downturn.
Thursday, Mar 11 2021
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 will help our neighbors in need, who have faced over a year of heightened crises, have increased access to the nutritious food they need to thrive.
Friday, Mar 5 2021
Feeding America is relived by the Senate vote on the American Rescue Plan of 2021 which will increase nutrition support millions of families and individuals facing numerous barriers to accessing enough to eat.
Friday, Feb 26 2021
The families we serve will breathe a sigh of relief due to the investments in federal nutrition programs in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
Feeding America Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order to End the Expansion of the Public Charge Rule
Tuesday, Feb 2 2021
Feeding America applauds the announcement that President Biden will sign an executive order that will start rescinding the harmful expansion of the “public charge” policy to programs including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Wednesday, Jan 20 2021
Feeding America is relieved that the USDA has withdrawn two harmful policies that would have taken meals off the tables of millions of families in the United States.