My Year on Food Stamps and What the Cuts to SNAP Will Mean
With the passing of the Agricultural Act of 2014, I feel it especially important to share my personal story of food insecurity.
6 Facts About Senior Hunger
Current statistics reveal that nearly 5 million Americans aged 65 and older are food insecure.
Prioritizing Senior Hunger
Our ‘golden years’ are often glamorized as a time of leisure and endless enjoyment. (Isn’t that the retirement we all dream about?) Unfortunately, the daily reality for many retirees in the United States isn’t so rose-colored.
What does Advocacy Mean to Us?
Advocacy is at the core of MAZON’s social justice work, yet it’s a term that’s often misunderstood.
Protecting our nation’s freedom from want
Seventy years ago, President Franklin Roosevelt delivered his historic “Four Freedoms” address to Congress and asserted that Americans, and all citizens of the world, had an essential human right to “freedom from want.”
Call to protect SNAP on December 4th!
Please call your Members of Congress on Wednesday December 4th, 2013 to voice support for SNAP.
Why is Breakfast in the Classroom an Important Program?
Breakfast in the Classroom is a relatively new program that quite literally, brings breakfast into the classroom in elementary schools with large percentages of students on free or reduced lunches.
National Call-In Day to Protect SNAP (June 18th)
Participate in the National Call-In Day on Tuesday, June 18th – we need you to lend your voice to protect the SNAP program as it faces devastating cuts!
Tomorrow, June 13th, Members of Congress, hill staff, network partners and community members will begin a national SNAP Challenge.
Tell your Representative: NO cuts to SNAP!
YOU can make a difference in protecting a vital program that helps put food on the table for tens of millions of Americans who struggle with hunger.