Last year, 35 million people received $55 billion in SNAP benefits, down from a peak of 47 million people and $76 billion in 2013. The program, which falls under the aegis of the USDA, delivers roughly nine times more food to people than the entire Feeding America network, which includes food banks.
Tony Hillery is on a mission to teach children in his Harlem community how to adopt healthier food habits.
26 million Americans now say they don’t have enough to eat
A judge on Sunday struck down the Trump administration’s efforts to make it more difficult for some adults to receive food stamps. In a 67-page opinion, Chief U.S. District Judge Beryl A. Howell of D.C. condemned the administration for failing to consider how the rule would impact an estimated hundreds of thousands of Americans during the pandemic.
A new Consumer Reports survey reveals a growing food-insecurity problem, with people of color disproportionately affected
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced $7 million in federal CARES Act funding will go toward food banks as the concern of food insecurity grows during the pandemic.
Food banks and pantries prepare for unprecedented levels of need as the pandemic exacerbates food insecurity.
The World Food Programme details what a plate of food costs around the world
FEWS Net offers an interactive map and briefing on the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security.
Over 470,000 children at 1,010 Western Cape schools depend on the National School Nutrition Programme for food.