WATCH ON FOR SCHOOL LUNCH RIDER IN SPENDING DEAL: As Congress scrambles to get omnibus spending legislation in front of President Barack Obama by Dec. 11, saving government from another shutdown, efforts continue to include a rider that would rein in school nutrition requirements. Appropriations staff had, as of late Friday, reached a tentative deal […]
62,000 additional students to receive free lunch in Minnesota in new school year We are so proud to be a part of the success and honored to celebrate this amazing feat! A new school year has begun in Minnesota. And thousands of children from low income families now receive a free hot lunch at school, […]
from Molly Priesmeyer Earlier this week, during National Night Out, I took my dog for a walk through the mazes of bouncy castles and water guns and smoking BBQ pits. We were wandering interlopers. Gathering snapshots of the blocks and communities that surround us. A woman came over with her kids and asked if she […]
Advocates and champions celebrated policy wins that fight hunger and poverty St. Paul MN—(May 19, 2014)— Today, as the 2014 Minnesota Legislative session came to a close, anti-hunger and poverty advocates and legislators highlighted new policies that will benefit the over 500,000 food insecure Minnesotans. Minnesota Partners to End Hunger hosted a celebration with Minnesota […]
Press Conference to celebrate Legislative policy advancements that benefit low income/hungry Minnesotans
MINNESOTA PARTNERS TO END HUNGER MEDIA ALERT Alleviating hunger by fighting for fair food policy What: Press Conference to celebrate Legislative policy advancements that benefit low income/hungry Minnesotans Who: Minnesota Partners to End Hunger Speakers: Sen. Melisa Franzen Rep. Jeanne Poppe Sen. Lyle Koenen Sen. Kent Eken Sen. Jeff Hayden […]
We support universal free breakfast & NO barriers to lunch for low income students. Healthy school meals for all students.
The conference agreement includes several provisions that would affect nutrition programs other than SNAP, such as increased funding for food banks through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and community food grants, as well as a number of new pilots. See full interpretation from our friends at the Center on Budget.
While U.S. Congress Debates Deep Cuts to Food Assistance, over 536,000 Minnesotans Will See Drop in Benefits Beginning November 1
Over 536,000 people in Minnesota will see a cut in their food assistance benefits beginning November 1, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is set to expire. blackjack online All of the more than 47 million Americans, including 22 million children, who receive SNAP, will […]