More than a thousand state and local hunger-relief charities lobby Congress with a letter to strengthen and protect hunger-relief programs in the farm bill negotiations.
The letter of appeal urges Congress to protect the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) from funding cuts and policy changes and to support the House funding level of $300 million for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).
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The position young people are dealt with can be complex, and yet the entire economic system is still focused for an age that’s almost gone astray. The solution? Promoting social enterprise and getting these young people integrated into work.
State and Local Charities Push Congress to Protect Hunger-Relief Programs in the Farm Bill