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Become an Advocate Against Hunger

Together we can end hunger, but it’s going to require an active partnership between individuals like you, charity, the private sector and the government.

 

Learn about Federal Feeding Programs

Please support federal programs that are most crucial to helping hungry people in our community.
 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(SNAP)

Provides timely, targeted, and temporary benefits via EBT card to low-income Americans to buy groceries.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program
(TEFAP)

Provides USDA commodities to families in need of short-term hunger relief through emergency food providers like food banks.

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program
(CSFP)

Provides food assistance for low-income seniors with a monthly package of healthy USDA commodities.

The Child and Adult Care Food Program
(CACFP)

Provides nutritious meals and snacks to children and adults in designated child and adult care centers.

The National School Lunch Program
(NSL)

Provides nutritionally balanced lunch to qualified children each school day.

The School Breakfast Program
(SBP)

Provides nutritionally balanced breakfast to qualified children each school day.

The Summer Food Service Program
(SFSP)

Provides free meals and snacks to low-income children during the summer months.

Women, Infants, and Children
(WIC)

Provides nutritious foods and nutrition education for low-income, at risk women, infants.

Make Your Voice Heard

Brazos Valley Food Bank Board Members at The Capital in Austin, Texas.  Contact your federally elected officials to let them know that you feel these programs are important.  Search senate.gov and house.gov to find contact information.

The Brazos Valley Food Bank is a Distribution Partner of Feeding America and a member Food Bank of Feeding Texas.  

Feel free to visit their Advocacy pages linked above to stay on top of national and state issues and trends.  
 

 

Recent News

Feeding America Statement On Failure of Congress to Pass Child Nutrition Reauthorization

Statement by the National Anti-Hunger Organizations