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Action Alert: Protect Safety Net Access for Vulnerable People

Background: Over the past several months, the state has relocated Department of Transitional Assistance offices in several cities. In many cases, the relocation moves those offices from central locations to locations on the outskirts of a city. In Worcester, the offices relocated from downtown to Southwest Cutoff. For many clients and others in need, that […]

Action Alert - Worcester Food Policy Council

Help Support HIP Funding and Close the SNAP GAP

Sharing an important message from Worcester County Food Bank’s Director of Advocacy, Liz Sheehan-Castro. The full text of the letter is included below, but here are a few highlights: Please take the time TODAY to ask your representative to support two budget amendments: Fund the Healthy Incentives Program at $8.5 million. This is the amount […]

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Action Alert: Protect SNAP on Hunger Action Day

Tomorrow, Thursday Sept 13, is National Hunger Action Day.We’re asking all of you to speak up to protect and defend SNAP! As hundreds of food banks and anti-hunger advocacy groups rally to fight hunger in their communities, Congress is debating the future of two of the most important anti-hunger programs in the country, SNAP and […]