Topic: Hunger

Mission Possible: FRAC Finds the Connection

Food Research & Action Center

This post was originally published on May 22 as a part of the Mission Possible blog series from Nonprofit VOTE and Independent Sector. The series explores “the different ways a variety of nonprofits are embedding voter engagement into their work.”

New Research Confirms That Food Insecurity is a Major Threat to College Students’ Ability to Thrive

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow

Across the nation, final exams were not the only thing causing stress for college students as the academic year came to an end: too many college students faced food insecurity. Mounting research demonstrates that the lack of resources to meet basic needs, including food, remains far too prevalent among college students, disrupting their ability to succeed.

Tags: Hunger, SNAP

Making the Case: States Must Close the Senior SNAP Gap

Special Projects and Initiatives Associate

As people age, they should be able to look forward to living healthy, happy, and hunger-free lives, not lives burdened by food insecurity. Fortunately, solutions are available for addressing senior hunger, and one of the most effective solutions is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).