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The Florida Legislature season begins Tuesday, January 14th. For most, that won't mean much, but for Florida Impact to End Hunger, it is a BIG day. We are supporting legislation that would provide access to nutritious meals for low-income children participating in parks and recreation programs. This sounds like a simple change but advocating for legislative change is anything but simple.

With almost 3,000 bills already filed in the House, legislators must c...

Last month, as we anxiously awaited the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Florida, we were told to stock up on medications, non-perishable items, gas, batteries, and water. This created a flurry of activity at grocery stores and gas stations.

But what about those of us who don’t have money to stock up? What about those whose Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds/food stamps have been exhausted? What about the frail and the elderly who may not get their meal...

This week, I traveled to Tallahassee to visit with agencies and associations about supporting our campaign against hunger.  Everyone was incredibly welcoming and supportive of Florida Impact to End Hunger. Thanks to Secretary Prudom at Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Secretary Poppell at the Department of Children and Families, and Surgeon General Rivkees at the Department of Health for taking the time out of your crazy busy schedules to hear our voice and listen to...

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