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Healthy Kids Toolbox

Welcome! We're excited to support your work building healthy kids and communities. On this page you'll find helpful resources, from tips on organizing events to definitions of key terms. Let's get started! Email us at any time with questions: karen@momsrising.org

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Moms Blogging About Healthy Kids

#FoodFri: SNAP and Current Threats in the Farm Bill

Posted April 17, 2018 by Diana Limongi

Tweetchat! SNAP, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, helps millions of low-income families have access to healthy food. The SNAP program is under attack in the proposed Farm Bill. We've got all the details on how this could impact millions of families across the United States at this week's #FoodFri chat! This Friday April 20th join [...]

BREAKING NEWS: SNAP under attack!

Posted April 16, 2018 by Elyssa Koidin Schmier

Take Action!SNAP (also known as food stamps) is under attack!! Last week GOP leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee introduced a Farm Bill that would increase hunger and hardship by taking away—or cutting—food assistance from many struggling families, including children. This week they are starting debate on the bill. We have no [...]

Work Requirements for SNAP ‘Will Increase, Intensify Hunger in America’

Posted April 13, 2018 by MomsRising

House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway today introduced an ill-considered plan that will make it harder for hungry families to access the food they need. Conaway added a proposal to the 2018 Farm Bill to implement unnecessary, harmful and overly restrictive work requirements to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which helps families afford groceries [...]

#5Actions of the Week: April 13, 2018

Posted April 13, 2018 by Karen Showalter

It's another big week! Equal Pay Day was April 10, Tax Day is coming up on the 17th, and the Farm Bill has been introduced! Please take a moment to take action on all of these issues - and more - via the top #5Actions list below! Then ... relax and enjoy your weekend, knowing [...]

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