Friday, May 15 2020
Feeding America strongly supports the inclusion of a 15-percent increase to the maximum Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit in the HEROES Act. Learn why.
Friday, May 15 2020
Feeding America commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for extending a trio of nationwide program waivers that will help ensure children continue to receive meals safely during the coronavirus crisis
Feeding America Urges Senate to Support Efforts to Close the Summer Child Hunger Gap Which Impacts 18 Million Children
Thursday, Jun 20 2019
Feeding America believes that every child deserves to have access to enough food, yet so many miss meals in the summertime when school is closed. Learn how Congress can help food banks serve more meals to kids in need.
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.