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Action Alert: Support the Restaurant Meals Program

Background: The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program generally does not allow the purchase of prepared meals with SNAP funds. For some SNAP recipients, this presents a difficulty because they may either lack the resources or the ability to prepare their own meals. The Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) allows states to establish programs that allow the elderly, […]

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 […]