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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 […]

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Amazon Delivery and Food Accessibility

Amazon, the e-tailing giant, has been making a lot of noise on the groceries front. Between their acquisition of Whole Foods, their Amazon Fresh delivery service, and their new Amazon Go no-checkout store, they’re bringing a lot of disruption to the grocery industry. In the midst of it all, a meme started circulating on social […]

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. […]