SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program formerly known as “food stamps,” is our nation’s most important anti-hunger program. It lifts millions of people out of poverty. On February 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) … [Read more...] about ACTION ALERT: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
With a temporary agreement reached to reopen shuttered parts of the government through February 15th, the House and Senate returned to work today to complete the unfinished Appropriations for FY 2019, including for programs of the Department of … [Read more...] about Action Alert: FY 2019 Nonprofit Security and Emergency Food & Shelter Programs
With a new Congress fast approaching and a changing political environment, we hope that you and your agency will take the opportunity to weigh in on the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies 2019 Public Policy Priorities along with the separate … [Read more...] about NJHSA 2019 Public Policy Priorities: 2-Week Comment Period Now Open for Member Agencies – RESPOND TODAY!
Lunchbox Express, a program of Jewish Family Service of Colorado, will begin providing free summer lunches through the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program on May 29. Lunchbox Express is a simple mobile food delivery system that brings fresh, … [Read more...] about JFS Colorado’s Lunchbox Express Provides Free Summer Lunches to Low-Income Children
Jewish Community Services of South Florida's Kosher Food Bank has moved into a new state of the art warehouse three times larger than its original location. A few of its upgrades include, expanded product and shelving, a walk in fridge/freezer, … [Read more...] about Jewish Community Services of South Florida’s Kosher Food Bank