It Takes More than Food to Fight Hunger

The nation’s anti-hunger organizations have done a phenomenal job of feeding kids and families throughout the pandemic, helping to avert what could have otherwise been a calamitous hunger crisis. The Biden Administration’s recent increase in SNAP benefits, and new flexibility in the policies surrounding school meals and summer feeding, have also played a major role. But if you were paying attention to the alarming rates of food insecurity in this country before the pandemic, you know that averting a crisis isn’t enough.