Add your voice to the many who are supporting SNAP! SNAP has extraordinary strengths, yet some in Congress would make disastrous changes to a program that serves millions of children, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, jobless adults seeking work, and those working – often at multiple jobs – just to make ends meet. Tell Congress you want an end to hunger in America, not ill-considered budget proposals that would increase it.
Share the letter to House and Senate Budget Committees (pdf) from diverse group of Farm Bill constituencies opposing reconciliation instructions to the Agriculture Committees in the FY2016 Budget Resolution.
Share Statement of National Anti-Hunger Organizations (NAHO) (pdf) regarding the FY2016 Budget Resolutions with your Members of Congress. As national organizations committed to ending hunger and reducing poverty in this country, NAHO writes to unequivocally oppose budget proposals that will have the effect of increasing hunger and hardship for millions of Americans.
Share SNAP participation rates by congressional district with your Members of Congress. Use this data to highlight the number of SNAP households, point out the poverty level, and highlight the work status numbers in your Member’s district.
Share the Child Nutrition Reauthorization budget letter (pdf) with your Members of Congress. This letter was signed by nearly 2,000 national, state, and local organizations, and asks the House and Senate Budget Committees to invest in child nutrition programs.
Share Nutrition Assistance Priorities: As you talk with your Members of Congress, share these documents which outline key priorities for the anti-hunger community:
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