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JACK AND JULIE’S STORY: CAN WE PAY FOR FOOD AND RENT?

Choices - HungerJack and wife Julie, both in their early 80s, wondered aloud as to how they would pay for rent and food during a visit from their home-care nurse last month.

Jack recently suffered two heart attacks, and medical bills from the ambulance rides and hospital stays began to trickle in, putting an additional strain on their already stretched monthly budget.

Read the rest of their story on our blog during Older Americans Month.

CONGRESS CONSIDERING DISASTROUS BUDGET CUTS

SNAP_editedRight now, Congress is considering $125 billion in cuts to food stamps over the next 10 years as part of the proposed 2016 federal budget. Such deep cuts would harm working families, kids and seniors. These cuts wouldn’t create a stronger America but instead make hunger worse, devastate families and negatively impact our economy.

Find out how you can take action TODAY via email, phone and social media!

ANDREA’S STORY: LIFE AMIDST POVERTY

Breakfast - Girl With Pen LROne of the Hunger Through My Lens participants shares her personal experience with poverty and hunger with TalkPoverty.org.

The Colorado-based photovoice project provides a platform for real-life experts to share their stories and the impacts of hunger on their lives and communities.

ENSURING NO COLORADO KID GOES HUNGRY

Celebrating-Campaign-HeaderThere are far fewer young, rumbling bellies today than five years ago, thanks to the Colorado Campaign to End Childhood Hunger.

The statewide effort, set forth in November 2009, experienced substantial progress in addressing child hunger through systemic and policy changes, increased awareness, and expanded programs and services, a result of strong collaboration and nationally-regarded innovation.