Tag: Hunger

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

White House Announces Food Stamp Benefits Will Increase By More Than 25% Starting in October 2021

In one of the largest increases ever recorded in U.S. history, the Biden Administration has announced that starting in October 2021, food stamp benefits for lower-income families will grow by a life-changing 25%. Ashraf Khalil and Josh Boak of the Associated Press have reported that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program…

Asian American food insecurity

Food Aid Seeks to Address Hidden Problem of Asian American Poverty

Anti-Asian violence isn’t the only problem COVID-19 has amplified over the last year. The pandemic has also led to a dramatic increase in food insecurity and financial hardships. Although COVID-19 has impacted people from all walks of life, the crisis affected low-income Asian Americans disproportionately, shutting down many businesses that…

Archived: Monsanto Fund and Africare Announce $5 Million, Five-Year Initiative to Address Acute Hunger, Malnutrition in Northern Kenya

Monsanto Fund, in partnership with Africare, has pledged $5 million over a five-year period to improve nutrition and access to healthy food for women and young children in Turkana County, Kenya. Africare, based in Washington, D.C., works in partnership with African people to build sustainable, healthy and productive communities. With…