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WASHINGTON, DC - The following is a statement from Share Our Strength Senior Vice President Lisa Davis on the passage of the Build Back Better Act in the House of Representatives today.
“We are pleased with today’s vote in the House of Representatives to pass The Build Back Better Act. This legislation contains historic investments in critical programs that feed children and provide a ladder out of poverty. By supporting families and providing inclusive, equitable access to meals, this legislation has the power to transform the lives of millions of children. We now strongly urge the Senate to pass this legislation swiftly.”
About No Kid Hungry
No child should go hungry in America. But in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, 1 in 6 kids could face hunger this year. No Kid Hungry is working to end childhood hunger by helping launch and improve programs that give all kids the healthy food they need to thrive. This is a problem we know how to solve. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, an organization committed to ending hunger and poverty.