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Congress Must Immediately Pass Build Back Better with Child Nutrition

Yesterday, the White House announced a deal on the Build Back Better budget The $175 trillion package provides supports for universal pre-K, child...

Turn Up the Volume Today to Support Child Nutrition in Build Back Better

This week is National School Lunch Week (Oct 11-15) and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than calling on Congress to urge their...

Northwest Harvest Applauds USDA Action to Increase SNAP

On Monday, USDA announced that SNAP benefits will be increased in the next federal fiscal year The change is welcomed by families that struggle with...

Make August a Month of Action to Fight Child Hunger!

Even though our economy is starting to recover, far too many families in our communities continue to struggle According to the latest census...

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...