Stories

“SNAP provides good nutrition”

Ken Nobis, President of the Michigan Milk Producers Association and dairy farmer in Michigan, believes that SNAP is a strong program that belongs in the Farm Bill. He believes it…

Advocacy

Time to take action!

Today is the day to ask our Members of Congress to keep our federal nutrition programs strong in the Farm Bill and ensure we don’t take away food from our…

Advocacy

An empty plate, means an empty stomach.

And on an empty stomach, no one can reach their full potential. The feeling of running on empty is a reality for over 1.4 million Michiganders, including almost 357,000 children….

Stories

“SNAP helped me get where I am today”

Diane Golzynski, Director of the Office of Health and Nutrition Services within the Michigan Department of Education, used SNAP benefits while completing graduate school. As a full-time student, completing a…

Advocacy

Oh, SNAP!

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), is a federal program that provides nutrition assistance to low-income individuals and families who qualify. It helps so many people- and right now, it’s at…

Advocacy

ACTION ALERT: Help protect SNAP!

JOIN MICHIGANDERS IN TELLING CONGRESS THAT SNAP IS GOOD FOR OUR STATE     SNAP, our nation’s most effective anti-hunger program, will be reauthorized as part of the 2018 Farm…

Advocacy, Education/Resources

What is the Farm Bill?

A massive package of federal legislation known as the Farm Bill is currently up for reauthorization in Congress. The current legislation, last passed in 2014, is set to expire September…