December 5, 2019 - The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies is deeply concerned about the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) announcement to eliminate an estimated 700,000 Americans from benefits received from the Supplemental … [Read more...] about NJHSA Stands United Against USDA Final Rule Reducing SNAP Eligibility
USDA's proposed rule on SNAP Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances would cut program benefits by a total of $4.5 billion over five years. This cut would result from changes in how states take households’ utility … [Read more...] about The Administration Wants to Cut the Power of SNAP for Hungry Households
The deadline has been extended for agencies to submit applications under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) for consideration to receive Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance funding. These funds are to initially … [Read more...] about Emergency Food and Shelter Program Supplemental Humanitarian Funding Application Deadline Extended – September 16th
Food assistance is at risk again! Just months after Congress and the Administration debated and reauthorized the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) through the Farm Bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now proposing to … [Read more...] about ACT NOW: Protect SNAP!
The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) has released its application for the Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance Funding program that NJHSA announced to you earlier this summer. This funding is intended to reimburse the cost … [Read more...] about Application Now Open: $30 Million Available to Organizations Providing Humanitarian Aid to Southern Border Migrants
The House of Representatives adjourned last week for its August Recess and the Senate will adjourn this coming Friday with members of both houses in their home districts through September 8th. The recess period is a great time to build meaningful … [Read more...] about Congressional Recess – ACT in AUGUST!