Monday, Mar 18 2019
Read how the cuts to federal nutrition programs included in the administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget released could undermine local economies and increase hunger, particularly among children and seniors.
Monday, Mar 11 2019
Retailers, anti-hunger experts, and economists agree that SNAP works to help people put food on the table while boosting local economies. Read more about Feeding America's concerns about the America Harvest Box proposal in the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget
Friday, Feb 1 2019
Feeding America is disappointed that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) continues to push a policy that will take billions of meals away from people struggling with hunger.
Friday, Jan 25 2019
We are relieved there is a deal to reopen the currently closed federal agencies and end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. But we urge officials to provide a long-term solution to fund the government.
Thursday, Jan 24 2019
Feeding America and our network of 200 member food banks and 60,000 partner agencies open our doors to federal workers impacted by the shutdown with extended our hours, hosted pop-up mobile food distributions, and increased our supplies to meet the needs of our neighbors.
Thursday, Jan 17 2019
Our network of food banks has stepped up to help and will continue to do so, but we are mindful of the risk a continued shutdown poses to the demand for assistance and to food bank operations in the face of increased need and an absence of federal funding.
Wednesday, Jan 9 2019
We are already seeing an impact on families and individuals needing food who are experiencing hardship due to the shutdown of the United States federal government.
Thursday, Dec 20 2018
Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, is deeply dismayed by this proposal, which will force more adults into food insecurity by creating unreasonable restrictions on food assistance
Tuesday, Dec 11 2018
This legislation is a win for the 46 million people across the United States served by the Feeding America network, as well as our nation’s growers and producers. Most critically to Feeding America, the bill protects and preserves SNAP.
Sunday, Sep 23 2018
This past weekend, the Administration announced a deeply troubling proposal to change the way families in this country access food assistance.