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Please consider calling and/or emailing Ohio Senator Rob Portman asking them to support the following three bills, that would help us ensure every child has aces to the nutritious meals they need to grow, learn, and thrive.



Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act of 2019 (S.1918)


Introduced by John Boozman (R-AR), Patrick Leahy (D-VT),

Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and John Hoeven (R-ND)


Summer Meals Act of 2019 (S.1908)


Introduced by Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)


Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2019 (S.1941)


Introduced by Patty Murray (D-WA


  • The public and private sectors should work together to elevate people out of poverty.  Advocacy is a way to engage both sectors.

  • Nearly half the food we distributed to fill empty cupboards of people in need is from state and federally funded programs. The other half is from the private sector – a perfect example of collaboration between the public and private sectors.

  • There has been a shift in thought that anyone who is still struggling as the economy recovers, is struggling because they aren’t working hard enough.  No longer is it true that if you just work hard enough you will make it.

  • We are at a critical point in continuing many of the anti-poverty and anti-hunger programs we fought so hard for over the last 50 years to address the needs of people who struggle every day to make ends meet.


We must protect these programs

by giving voice to the voiceless and make this personal by changing the assumption that people choose to be hungry

and poor and are to blame for their situation.


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