D.C. Hunger Solutions Releases Putting Food on the Table Report

By Nomi Small | August 26, 2021

D.C. Hunger Solutions has released a new report Putting Food on the Table: Food Insecurity, Nutrition Assistance, and COVID-19 Trends Among Food-Insecure Immigrant Communities in Washington, D.C. The report highlights the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 among food-insecure immigrant households in Washington, D.C. The report is available to read in full.

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New Online Data Tool Reveals Alarming Number of D.C. Residents Don’t Have Enough to Eat During Pandemic

By Nomi Small | July 22, 2021

Media Contact:  Brittani Riddlebriddle@frac.org202-640-1089 New Online Data Tool Reveals Alarming Number of D.C. Residents Don’t Have Enough to Eat During Pandemic WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 — A new online data tool on Food Insufficiency During COVID-19, released by the Food Research & Action Center, the parent organization of D.C. Hunger Solutions, reveals alarming data on the rise…

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New Toolkit Will Assist in Educating D.C. Residents on Federal Nutrition Programs

By Nomi Small | July 16, 2021

Media Contacts: D.C. Hunger SolutionsJordan Bakerjbaker@frac.org202-640-1118 DC Department of Aging and Community LivingAngela RichardsonAngela.Richardson1@dc.gov202-304-0342 DC Department of HealthKimberly Hendersonkimberly.henderson@dc.gov202-724-7481 DC Public SchoolsDeborah IsaacDeborah.Isaac2@k12.dc.gov202-907-8213 DC Department of Human ServicesDora Taylor-Lowedora.taylor-lowe@dc.gov202-671-4446 DC Office of the State Superintendent of EducationLida AlikhaniLida.Alikhani@dc.gov202-412-2459 Executive Office of the MayorLaToya Fosterpress@dc.gov202-727-5011 WASHINGTON, July 16, 2021 — D.C. Hunger Solutions today released the D.C. Federal Nutrition…

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Senior Stories and What We Can Learn This Older Americans Month

By Nomi Small | May 27, 2021

May is Older Americans Month, making this a great time to recognize and honor all that older adults do for their communities. Older adults play an especially critical role in D.C.: more than 160,000 residents (greater than 20 percent of the population) over the age of 55 live in the District. D.C. has been recognized…

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College Hunger in D.C.

By Nomi Small | May 13, 2021

High rates of food insecurity plague college campuses around the U.S., and colleges in the District are no exception. We at D.C. Hunger Solutions (DCHS) recognize that the District, where the cost of living is high and nearly 15 percent of households struggle to afford enough to eat, is home to college students experiencing food…

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D.C. Hunger Solutions Applauds Court Decision Halting Trump Administration’s Attempt to Cut Food Assistance

By Nomi Small | March 26, 2021

Media Contact:Jordan Bakerjbaker@frac.org202-640-1118 Statement attributable to Beverley Wheeler, Director, D.C. Hunger Solutions WASHINGTON, March 26, 2021 — D.C. Hunger Solutions commends the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for dismissing an appeal of a decision striking down the Trump administration’s attempt to revoke Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits that would have…

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D.C. Commends the USDA for Approving Pandemic EBT Plan, Feeding Thousands of Students This Summer in Our Nation’s Capital

By Nomi Small | March 25, 2021

Media Contact:Jordan Bakerjbaker@frac.org202-640-1118 WASHINGTON, March 25, 2021 — D.C. Hunger Solutions commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for approving D.C.’s Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (Pandemic EBT) plan, which will provide food assistance benefits to children who have lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to COVID-19-related school closures through June 24, 2021. The recently passed…

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Large District Report 2021

By Nomi Small | March 9, 2021
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School Breakfast Report 2021

By Nomi Small | February 16, 2021
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