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In the Press

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Generocity

Our communications and advocacy associate, Alyssa, was invited to write a guest article on the importance of The Summer Meals Program for Generocity. 

Friday, January 11, 2019 | The Inquirer

While the 1.8 million Pennsylvanians who receive food stamps under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will get benefits at least through the end of February, advocates see the potential for problems. The federal government announced its protection plan this week, amid growing concern that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one of the agencies affected by the shutdown, might not be able to get the benefit to 42 million Americans.

Kathy Fisher, policy director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger, said there’s some concern that people will unknowingly spend those February benefits early.

Friday, January 11, 2019 | Patch

A local restaurant, Pineville Tavern, is providing free meals to furloughed government workers and their immediate families. Government workers, who have yet to be paid, can receive a free chicken dinner at the restaurant's two locations in Bucks County and Fishtown, Phila. 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 | The Inquirer

In Pennsylvania, WIC should be funded at least through the end of January, according to Kathy Fisher, policy director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger. 

Monday, January 7, 2019 | City Wide

Last month, Philly won a huge victory for its working poor. Our Advocacy and Communications Accociate, Alyssa Bradley, has a lot of insight into what this will mean for the city. 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 | Pottstown Mercury

“I will do anything so my children don’t go hungry,”

Saturday, April 28, 2018 | The Philadelphia Tribune
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | New Food Economy
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | NBC 10

Tom Mahon from the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger tells you what to expect at this weekend's “Walk Against Hunger” at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philly.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Philadelphia Inquirer

“By punishing workers for being unemployed – or simply underemployed – these proposals would hurt tens of thousands in Pennsylvania while doing nothing to help them find work faster,”

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