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Entries tagged with “WIC” from No Kid Hungry blog
- Pay it forward this Mother's Day [ No comments]
- May 8, 2012
Last week I wrote to tell you about my own experiences as a mother and how that’s allowed me to identify with the families we help at Share Our Strength. With Mother’s Day less than a week away, I’m back to share an inspiring story of a mother named Lareese. With your help, we can help other moms like her and ensure their kids get connected to the nutritious meals they need to grow and thrive.
Tags: mothers day , pay it forward , snap , wic
- Stand Up for Children’s Rights – Call the White House to Save WIC and SNAP [ No comments]
- June 24, 2011
First off, thanks to so many of you who contacted your representatives after reading the last post about the House agricultural appropriations committee bill! Unfortunately, the cuts to WIC, TEFAP, the SNAP Reserve fund, and other programs important to hungry kids remained in the final version passed by the House. That means there’s still work to be done to keep the needs of low-income children at the forefront of our officials’ minds.
Tags: joe biden , snap , white house , wic
- Bill Shore: Statement on Federal Budget Cuts [ No comments]
- February 16, 2011
On Monday, President Obama released his much anticipated 2012 federal budget proposal. Most notable for those of us in the anti-hunger community, and weary of budget cuts that could potentially impact critical child nutrition programs, is that these programs will actually retain their current level of funding, with $7.9 billion for discretionary nutrition program support.
Tags: budget , food stamps , Obama , SNAP , white house , WIC