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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...

SNAP News from DC & Week 2 Update from Olympia

On Tuesday, USDA retracted two harmful rule changes that would have taken food off the tables of struggling households that count on SNAP to help...

Welcome to Washington’s 2021 Legislative Session!

This is the first week of Washington’s 2021 Legislative Session The Legislature is scheduled to meet for 105 days with a focus on writing a...

Thank Governor Inslee for State Investments to Fight Hunger

As Congress closes in on a much-needed COVID-19 relief bill, Governor Inslee has released a comprehensive proposal for our state’s operating...

National Call-In Day for Comprehensive COVID Relief- November 19

No one should have to choose between paying their rent or buying food for their family, but that’s the situation in which 1 in 4 Washington...