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 […]

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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 […]