Maryland Hunger Solutions

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Participate in Hear the Maryland Crunch!
Join us on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 9:15 and be one of thousands of Marylanders biting into apples simultaneously, to help raise awareness of the important role school breakfast plays in ensuring children have access healthy food. More...


Raise the Minimum FSP Benefit
Join Maryland Hunger Solutions and tell your legislators that you support raising the minimum FSP (Food Supplement Program) benefit to $30 per month. Sign onto this letter to urge your legislators to invest in FSP in the FY 2017 state budget.


Maryland Hunger Solutions Calls on Governor Hogan to Invest In Anti-Hunger Programs in FY 2017 Budget
On the eve of Thanksgiving, MDHS joined with more than twenty-five organizations to urge Governor Hogan to invest in programs that fight hunger in Maryland. More...


Fighting Hunger in Maryland Conference Presentations Now Available...


New Report: Maryland Earns a B in School Breakfast Participation among Low-Income Students
Nearly two-thirds of all low-income Maryland students who participate in school lunch also participate in school breakfast, according to a new report released on October 1st by Maryland Hunger Solutions. The report, Reducing Childhood Hunger with the School Breakfast Program: Maryland’s Report Card, gave the state a B in overall breakfast participation during the 2014-2015 school year, and highlights two proven approaches to increasing participation: serving breakfast in the classroom and implementing the Community Eligibility Provision. Grades for both the state and every county are available. Read the report...


Maryland Hunger Solutions Alerts Beneficiaries, Retailers to Changes in Food Supplement Program
Beginning September 1st, 2015, two major changes to the state’s Food Supplement Program (FSP, or food stamps) will impact 800,000 low-income people, nearly 4,000 retailers and more than a dozen outreach organizations that connect eligible people to the program, according to Maryland Hunger Solutions. One of the changes to the program, which is administered by Maryland’s Department of Human Resources (DHR), will affect the timeframe in which benefits will be issued while the other changes will address program enrollment and limiting benefits for adults without children. More...


USDA Summer Meals Program Feeds Low-Income Children Farmers Markets
For the first time, Summer Meals are available at two participating Baltimore City farmers markets: Govanstowne and Pigtown. As part of National Farmers Market Week, local and state leaders joined with the community to celebrate. More...

Photos: top/Rep. Paul Sarbanes joins MDHS staffer Brooke McCauley and MDHS director Michael J. Wilson at farmers' market event; bottom/Officials help serve food to children at event.


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