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Hungry Kids Need Healthy Food Year-Round

We are seeing a child hunger crisis here in Washington Currently, 1 in 3 Washington households with children are struggling to put food on the table...

Boost Families and Our Economy with Year-Round Meals for Kids

This week, Sen Patty Murray, Rep Mike Levin, and Rep Jahana Hayes introduced the Stop Child Hunger Act to ensure that students and families that...

Five Epic Wins from the 2021 State Legislative Session

The 2021 Washington Legislative Session ended on time this past Sunday Facing the incredible challenges of passing policies and a two-year budget to...

It’s Not Over Yet! Act Now to Prevent Hunger & Homelessness Before Sunday

We are in the final hours of the 2021 legislative session but it’s not over yet! Two bills that are critical to our agenda to provide relief to...

Budget Proposals Fund Food Assistance, Build Equity

We are picking up both ground and speed as we head into the final weeks of the 2021 Legislative Session Join us in celebrating the enactment of HB...

It Takes More Than Food to End Hunger

At Northwest Harvest, we believe that it takes a two-pronged approach to address hunger in our communities: we work to provide nutritious food to...

Three Things the Legislature Can Do for a More Equitable Recovery

According to the most recent census data, nearly 1 in 6 Washington adults with children are reporting that they cannot afford enough food so that...

Join Today’s Day of Action for #AmericanRescuePlan

Today is a National Day of Action to tell the Senate to act quickly in passing a COVID relief package that is modeled on President Biden’s...

Hunger Action Week Call to Action– Eliminate the Lunch Co-Pay

We’re looking forward to joining with advocates across our state tomorrow for Hunger Action Day! It will be a fun and action packed day! Thanks...

Help Working Families Put Food on the Table

It’s already the start of Week 4 of the 2021 Washington State Legislative Session This week, there will be hearings on two of our priorities...