Press Room

(February 4, 2014)
Although the bill leaves out many of the more draconian cuts passed in the House, it will hurt 850,000 American households who will see cuts to their SNAP benefits as a result--on top of cuts that already took place last November. 
(February 4, 2014)
Advocates of cutting SNAP have argued that charities could fill the gaps, but the Coalition Against Hunger refutes that idea. "Food banks in our state already can't keep up with the skyrocketing need."
(January 30, 2014)
A proposed $8 billion in cuts to the food stamp program in the federal farm bill would fall disproportionately on recipients of the program in Pennsylvania and about a dozen other states.
(January 30, 2014)
New Jersey has shown marked increases in getting low-income children to eat breakfast in school, while Pennsylvania has demonstrated slow improvement in serving the meals.
(January 24, 2014)
Each school day in Pennsylvania, just over 600,000 low-income students sit down to a free or reduced-price school lunch, but a new report reveals fewer than half of them are taking part in school breakfast programs.