Archive | July, 2012

Help us win a grant—the Walmart Associate Choice Program of Colorado

Hunger Free Colorado is one of three non-profit organizations selected for the Walmart Associate Choice Program of Colorado — a statewide voting contest through Monday, Aug. 6, for associates of Walmart and Sam’s Club — where the first-place charity will receive a $50,000 grant. The Walmart Foundation sponsors the annual Associate Choice Program in all […]

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Farm Bill update – what’s next?

On July 12, the House Agricultural Committee passed its version of the Farm Bill—the Federal Agriculture and Risk Management Act (FARRM)—which cuts more than $16 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP (formerly known as food stamps). The Farm Bill passed by the Senate—the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012—contains less […]

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Take Action: Say “NO” to SNAP Cuts in the 2012 House Farm Bill

We need you to say “NO” to SNAP cuts in the 2012 House Farm Bill today! Starting July 11, the House Agricultural Committee will make a decision on a Farm Bill Proposal that hurts struggling families by cutting more than $16 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP (formerly known as food stamps). […]

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