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As Unpaid Federal Workers and Contractors Seek Food, Hunger Group Opens National “Fed Food” Hotline and Web Portal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As Unpaid Federal Workers and Contractors Seek Food, Hunger Group Opens National “Fed Food” Hotline and Web Portal Efforts to Aid Both Employees Needing Food Help and Those Wanting to Volunteer While Furloughed With increasing numbers of employees of the federal government and...Read more

Advocates: “Long Shut-Down = Epic Calamity for the Hungry & Grocers”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Leading G.O.P Senator: Shut-Down Could Last “Months and Months” Advocates: “Long Shut-Down = Epic Calamity for the Hungry & Grocers” Richard Shelby, the Alabama Republican who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday told reporters that the federal government...Read more

New Trump Administration Food Work Requirements “Unworkable, Hypocritical, Cruel, and Illegal,” Say Advocates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Trump Administration Food Work Requirements “Unworkable, Hypocritical, Cruel, and Illegal,” Say Advocates, on Day Trump to Sign Farm Bill Advocates Call on Next Congress to Work to End Hunger Just days after both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate rejected...Read more

Anti-Hunger Advocates Cautiously Praise Farm Bill, Call on Trump to Sign It

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anti-Hunger Advocates Cautiously Praise Farm Bill, Call on Trump to Sign It Advocates Call on Next Congress to Act to End U.S. Hunger In response to news that Congress today passed the Farm Bill that included no major cuts (and no increases) in funding for the Supplemental...Read more

Anti-Hunger Advocates Cautiously Praise Farm Bill Deal But Call on Next Congress to Act to End U.S. Hunger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Nicole Aber, (646) 627-7741, Naber@hungerfreeamerica.org Anti-Hunger Advocates Cautiously Praise Farm Bill Deal But Call on Next Congress to Act to End U.S. Hunger In response to news that Congressional negotiators had reached a deal on a Farm Bill that included no...Read more

15 Million — One in Ten — Working Adults in U.S. Struggle Against Hunger, Says New Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 CONTACT: Nicole Aber, (646) 627-7741 Naber@hungerfreeamerica.org 15 Million — One in Ten — Working Adults in U.S. Struggle Against Hunger, Says New Report “U.S. Hunger Atlas” Shows One in Six American Children Lived in Food Insecure Households in 2015-...Read more

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