Stories tagged: "food assistance"

Biden signs executive orders dismanting the 1776 Commission and report
Biden Takes Aim at America’s Growing Hunger Crisis With Executive Orders

Around 40 million Americans say they don't have enough to eat, according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau.

Judge rules against new rule on SNAP
Judge Rules Trump Won’t Be Able to Take Food Assistance Away From 700,000 Americans

“There are proven ways to help people find work, and taking food away from individuals makes them no more ready to find a job or secure a job."

Millions of children may not have access to lunch as schools close during the coronavirus pandemic.
Millions of Students Could Miss Out on Meals Because of New Trump Guidelines

States say the Trump administration guidelines on getting children with virtual schooling food aid came too late.

Harmony Lloyd (left) and her mother, Sheila, faced Sheila's health challenges together. (Photo provided by Harmony Lloyd)
The U.S. Is on the Verge of a Massive Hunger Crisis. Here’s One Mom’s Story.

More than 29 million Americans reported not having enough food to eat in late July, and millions more now count themselves on the verge of falling into hunger.

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6 Million Signed Up for Food Assistance During the First 3 Months of the Pandemic

Before the pandemic, the Trump administration tried to cut food stamp benefits from 700,000 Americans.