action alert hunger action day 2018

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 […]

2019 SNAP Budget Proposal

2019 SNAP Budget Proposal – Who Wins and What’s Lost

Yesterday, the Trump administration released its proposed budget for FY 2019. The included 2019 SNAP budget proposal, if adopted, would make major structural changes to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program. In addition to deep cuts and changes to eligibility requirements, the administration proposes replacing half the monthly EBT allotment with a distribution of prepackaged foods. […]

“An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”

By FALPC Intern, Kristina Kalolo The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently released, The $11 Trillion Reward an article that argues for “how simple dietary changes can save lives and money, and how we get there”. They contend that the simple and painless solution of increasing daily fruit and vegetable servings is the way to […]