As Trump threatens $193 billion in food aid cuts, advocates try to hold people’s attention beyond the holiday charity season by Emma Whitford November 22, 2017 Joel Berg of Hunger Free America and staffers from the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger work to drum up interest in the city’s food pantries while anyone is noticing. Photography
Article written by Sun Sentinel No one really knows how many people go to bed hungry around the world, although it’s definitely in the millions. The United Nations estimates that 16,000 children die every day due to hunger-related diseases, while many more are malnourished and suffer from a multitude of illnesses. Numerous organizations, both governmental
Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger would like to thank Chef Madison Cowan for his continued support and his contributions. This month he donated a dinner of 8 as part of a our Charity Auction Dinner. Check out the delicious meal he prepared:
More than 47 million Americans rely on SNAP (Food Stamps) to keep food on the table. SNAP is also a fast and effective economic stimulus, benefiting every link of the food chain. Decisions made in Washington between now & November will determine whether cuts to SNAP will create new hardships for low income Americans &
When will I see the drop in benefits? Cuts go into effect on November 1, 2013, so the SNAP benefit amount you receive will be less starting in November. This is a permanent benefit cut. How much will my total benefit cut be? SNAP benefits are based on monthly household income, expenses and household size.