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Stand Up for Children’s Rights – Call the White House to Save WIC and SNAP
Jun 27, 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.
Bill Shore: Statement on Federal Budget Cuts
Feb 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.
Holding Ourselves Accountable When Stakes Are High
Jun 21, 2010: Share Our Strength's founder, Bill Shore, explains why favorable conditions for a strong Child Nutrition Act reauthorization and other recent successes mean the pressure is on for the No Kid Hungry campaign.
Report from White House Childhood Obesity Meeting
Apr 15, 2010: Last Friday, I was lucky to be one of approximately 100 guests of the President’s Task Force on Childhood Obesity, called to the White House to share ideas and insights on how to “solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within...
Feb 10, 2010: Yesterday, I visited the White House as Share Our Strength’s representative for the First Lady’s announcement of Let’s Move, a nationwide campaign to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity (called up to the big show when the big snow kept...
White House Kitchen Garden
Dec 14, 2009: Editor’s Note: Share Our Strength’s local partner, the Capital Area food Bank, administers this Operation Frontline course which is held at Martha’s Table for children in its afterschool program. Tune in learn more about this Operation Frontline course: National Public...
Taking a Closer Look at School Lunches
Oct 15, 2009: The National School Lunch Program provides essential nutrition to 30 million children across the country every day, including 40,000 in the District of Columbia. Lately, the news has been filled with stories about school meals lacking adequate nutrition and containing...