According to numbers released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 16 million children faced hunger here in America. That’s one in every five children!
Joshua is a growing boy who loves playing sports and he's one of the millions of kids facing hunger in America. His family relies on vital anti-hunger programs like SNAP (food stamps) and he gets his breakfast and lunch at school through the federal school meals programs.
But Joshua and 280,000 other kids facing hunger could soon lose access to SNAP and free or reduced school meals. In less than a month, the current Farm Bill will expire and Congress is considering drastic cuts that would leave millions of families like Joshua’s even more vulnerable to hunger.
We can't let that happen. Federal nutrition programs are critical in ensuring all American children get the food they need to reach their full potential.
Join Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign today and call on your representatives to stand up for kids and prevent these devastating cuts. Sign the petition to tell Congress we can't balance the budget on the backs of kids like Joshua.
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