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Voices of Hunger NC Podcast: Tune in and Follow on Spotify!

June 3, 2020
MomsRising and the North Carolina Alliance for Health, with support from MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, have just released the 17th episode of our Voices of Hunger NC podcast. The podcast raises awareness about the extent of food insecurity in our state and offers the stories behind the...
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Sign On to Tell Congress: Boost SNAP!

May 17, 2020
At MomsRising we are hearing from families every day wondering how they are going to put food on the table: “I am a mother of two and I am expecting my third. My oldest child is nine and she receives free breakfast and lunch at school. Our family lives from paycheck to paycheck and therefore...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020
It's another Friday. The weather is warming and we are DOING IT, friends. This is a hard time. Thank you for all you're doing for yourself, your family, your community and this nation. We see you, and we're honored to work alongside you. This week's list of top #5Actions includes some urgent calls...
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MomsRising’s COVID-19 Priorities: April 2020

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. All policies addressing this...
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#5Actions You Can Take Right Now: Coronavirus, Paid Sick Days, More!

March 6, 2020
As we watch the news, coronavirus is showing up in more cities and states across the country. We have two actions related to coronavirus in this week's 5Actions. We need to make sure that once a vaccine is available, it's affordable for everyone. And, we also want to help make sure that those that...
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CDC Resources Empower Parents to Create Healthier Schools

February 20, 2020
Every parent wants their child to grow up healthy and happy. Many of us know the important role schools play in teaching our children about healthy eating and physical activity, but did you also know that your involvement with school health matters? Research shows that parent engagement in schools...
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Fighting Hunger at Work and at Home: An Americorps VISTA's Experience (Part 1 of 2)

February 3, 2020
Let’s talk about food insecurity. Did you know that 34% of students at UNC Greensboro experience food insecurity at some point during the semester? That’s 6,836 of the 20,106 students enrolled in the Fall 2018 semester. Not to mention, Greensboro is ranked #9 in the country for food insecurity in metropolitan areas.
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Fighting Hunger at Work and at Home: An Americorps VISTA's Experience (Part 2 of 2)

February 3, 2020
True to form, this Friday the Thirteenth was rough for me. Murphy’s Law overtook my day: what could go wrong did go wrong. So, I don’t know what I expected when I pulled up to Aldi at 7:30pm. I always feel bad going into a store right before it closes, but I was pretty psyched to have some fresh food!
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LAST #5Actions of 2019!

December 26, 2019
It has been an historic week. Thank you to all who joined our call demanding that the U.S. Congress protect our elections and our democracy by holding President Trump accountable for his abuse of power and his undeniable obstruction of the congressional investigation. Read our press release on...
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