Hunger Solutions Minnesota is opposed to the plan to convert SNAP to a block grant. SNAP is the most effective response to hunger and it is designed to respond to the economy. Even with our improved economy, many Minnesotans still work at jobs that keep them at poverty levels. 500,000 Minnesotans rely upon SNAP to […]
Sign and Share Petition to Support SNAP Next week, Congress is poised to begin consideration of its FY2016 Budget Resolution – and SNAP (formerly food stamps) is being targeted. SNAP has extraordinary strengths, yet some would make disastrous changes to a program that serves millions of children, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, jobless adults […]
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HUNGER DAY ON THE HILL WHAT: Hunger Solutions Minnesota is hosting a celebration and rally for their statewide network of advocates. This grassroots network works to minimize the burden of hunger from local seniors and families by motivating decision-makers to take supportive action on fair and robust hunger policies. Their 2015 Legislative Agenda includes expansion […]
If you’re low-income, hunger is not the only obstacle you face. In fact, the process of accessing nutritious food most likely highlights many of your problems. Can I safely get to a grocery store? Will my car make it? If my power fails in a snow storm will I have money to replace the food […]
2015 SESSION PREVIEW HOT TOPIC: Mobile Food Shelves: Meeting Hungry Neighbors Where They Live Click to download flyer for more information
2015 Session Preview HOT TOPIC: Healthy Eating Here At Home Do you support farmer’s markets and food access for low income Minnesotans? We do too! We encourage you to support our Healthy Eating, Here at Home initiative. Objective: To provide adequate fresh, local produce for disadvantaged populations; to achieve better health outcomes.
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, […]