The Center for Hunger-Free Communities

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Our latest policy brief highlights that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is American’s first line of defense against hunger, provides significant cost savings for health care needs, and is an economic boost to local economies.


Children's HealthWatch has released a statement titled, Pediatric Health Professionals from around the Country Know SNAP is a Good Medicine, announcing our support for the Supplementation Nutrution Assistance Program (SNAP).  


On May 12th, Tianna joined Dr. Mariana Chilton as a guest on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show.  Below is a blog post by Meredith Clark that was posted on the website for the show.


On May 12th, Dr. Mariana Chilton and Tianna Gaines-Turner, a member of Witnesses to Hunger, were guests on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show where they discussed poverty and ways it can be solved. 


Dr. Mariana Chilton was recently interviewed by Comcast for their Lifestyle Blog.  In the interview, Dr. Chilton discussed the work of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities, hunger in America, and her views on the documentary A Place at the Table.



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