September 6th, 2018
Peoples Guide Order: The 2018 Peoples Guide is HERE! Place your order now at [email protected] or at our Online Store. The Guide is $1.25 per copy and one copy free for low income persons. Inquire at [email protected] for pricing on large bulk orders. What is the Peoples Guide? Check out the PDF at Peoples Guide 2018 and find more info at www.hungeractionla.org/peoplesguide.
September 2018: While we in California are rejoicing over the news that over a million SSI recipients (seniors and disabled) will finally be eligible for CalFresh next year, threats to the program nationally exist in the form of the Farm Bill, which the House of Representatives have loaded down with work requirements in order to cut $20 billion from the program. Meanwhile, on the state level, the most fundamental food assistance — people voluntarily taking food to the poor and homeless — is threatened by a well intentioned bill that would actually make people register and pay fees in order to participate in this giving.