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Advocacy Policy Priorities

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Advocacy Policy Priorities to Make Hunger History

Text here about the philosophies on what are our policy priorities and how do they help make hunger history. Think of this area as a high-level overview on the themes of policy work that could make a difference. Maybe some language around hunger is a policy choice and that we can work to end it in Minnesota?

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State Policy Priorities

Intro text about the policies we're working on at a state level. Click on links below to get more info and context about each priority.

  • MN Food Bank Program - This legislation would allocate 5 million dollars annually to Minnesota's six food banks.
  • 1115 Medicaid Demonstration Waiver - This waiver allows for a 50% federal funding match on critical services investments including those related to housing and nutrition.
  • SNAP Outreach Grant Funding - This bill would restore funding for the state’s SNAP outreach grant program, helping to avoid a funding cliff at this crucial time of need for our neighbors.

 

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State Policy Priorities

Intro text about the policies we're working on at a state level. Click on links below to get more info and context about each priority.

MN Food Bank Program

This legislation would allocate 5 million dollars annually to Minnesota's six food banks.

 

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1115 Medicaid Demonstration Waiver

This waiver allows for a 50% federal funding match on critical services investments including those related to housing and nutrition.

 

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SNAP Outreach Grant Funding

This bill would restore funding for the state’s SNAP outreach grant program, helping to avoid a funding cliff at this crucial time of need for our neighbors.

 

LEARN MORE

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ASK LEGISLATORS TO INCLUDE HUNGER RELIEF FUNDING

Take Action Now

With the end of the legislative session in sight, we must ensure that lawmakers allocate funding for food banks and food shelves. They need to hear from you today. Tell your state legislators that you're counting on them to lead in this time of great need.