Many Americans believe that churches and charities should be the ones feeding the nation's hungry people. But tens of millions of people need food assistance every year-and just a tiny percentage of this assistance (1 in every 24 bags of food) is provided by charity. Charity alone is simply not a realistic solution.
If the Farm Bill proposal is passed, how many people will lose their SNAP (food stamp) benefits? Call your representative today toll-free at 877-698-8228 and tell your Representative you oppose cute to SNAP and other hunger-relief programs. #SNAP#hunger
Last year, letter carriers collected 70.2 million pounds of food at Stamp Out Hunger nationwide, raising the total amount of donations picked up over the history of the drive to more than 1.1 billion pounds.