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Congress Approves FY2010 Agriculture Spending Bill

Anti-hunger advocates and low-income families score major victories because the bill:  adds Three States and D.C. to Afterschool Meal Program; boosts WIC Fruit and Vegetable Vouchers for Women; includes One-Year Extension of Child Nutrition Programs and New One-Time Funding Opportunities    (more…)

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Child Nutrition Reauthorization Passed – House Education & Labor Committee

The Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act (H.R. 5504), sponsored by Chairman George Miller (D-CA) and Ranking Subcommittee Member Todd Platts (R-PA), provides critical support for low-income children by improving their access to the nutritious food they need – whether they are in school, in out-of-school time programs, or in child care.  And it takes […]

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Thank You

Thanks to everyone who responded to our Child Nutrition Reauthorization Sign On Letter.  We received a very nice response from face-to-face contacts, e-mail blasts, community events, responses from our website, and our friends on Facebook and Twitter.  In total, we received 170 signed letters that we sent out to Congressmen Mike Doyle, Jason Altmire and […]

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WIC Has New Food Package

Wonderful things are happening with the new Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program’s (WIC) food package. The new food package starts October 1, 2009.  People who have WIC appointments starting August 15th will get their new food package vouchers for October then.   (more…)

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