Hunger News and Trends

Recent news articles, trends and data that point to new solutions for stopping hunger.

Food at the End of the Month Makes a Difference

Most households get the bulk of their monthly income at the beginning of the month, and for low income families the last few days of the month can lead to difficult choices.

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Get to Know Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

Our Public Policy team works with elected officials across Western Washington at both the state and national levels. We hope this series helps you get better acquainted with the elected officials working to stop hunger. Want to see more articles like this? Subscribe to our Advocacy Alerts and stay up to date on the latest in hunger research and policy.

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Our Community Speaks Out in Support of Food Banks

Today advocates for food bank funding delivered this letter to budget writers in the Washington State Legislature asking for an additional $1 million for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) this year. Signed by more than 170 organizations and 350 individuals from throughout Washington State, this letter follows similar letters of bipartisan support from legislators last week.

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USDA Releases Food Insecurity Data

The latest data shows that 1 in 6 Washington households were food insecure in 2012.

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