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Hurricane Relief

You have often heard us talk of our immediate, short-term and long-term relief efforts. At the moment, we can think of nowhere that needs more immediate relief than Southeastern Texas. 

If you are reading this blog post, you most likely live in our region- Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware - and care about hunger. If, like us, you are looking for a way to help,  consider making a donation to the Houston Food Bank.

Joint Statement on House Budget Resolution from the Coalition Against Hunger and Philabundance

No one should go hungry in America. Since the 1960s, there has been broad bipartisan agreement on this principal, as well as an understanding that the government has a role to play in making sure that everyone in the U.S. has enough to eat. President Nixon, in 1969, said “that hunger and malnutrition should persist in a land such as ours is embarrassing and intolerable. Has something changed?

Statement on The President's Budget

President Trump’s budget proposes more than $190 billion in cuts to one of the most effective poverty-reduction programs in the country, making it even more challenging for Americans facing hard times to get back on their feet. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps) helps struggling families and workers put food on their tables. These drastic proposed cuts would hurt millions of families, especially our most vulnerable loved ones and neighbors.

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