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Number of Americans Struggling to Afford Food Declines Significantly

Evidence from the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index survey show a drop in the number of families experiencing food hardship. Several factors are working together to achieve this progress, including the role of federal nutrition programs. More...

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Katrina Anniversary Underscores DSNAP Strengths

Nearly 751,000 new households enrolled in the Disaster SNAP Program after Hurricane Katrina, and received nearly $461 million in SNAP benefits. DSNAP also provided vital food assistance after Katrina. See FRAC's page on the Disaster SNAP Program and Advocate’s Guide to the Disaster Food Stamp Program (pdf) for more.

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Recess Activities: Take Action as Child Nutrition Reauthorization Gets Hotter than DC Summers

Markup for child nutrition reauthorization is September 17th, and Congress is home for August recess. Let them hear from you about your priorities for reauthorization. Join us in continuing to advocate for a strong child nutrition bill that expands access and invests in sound improvements to the child nutrition programs. More...

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