STATEMENT: Share Our Strength’s Lisa Davis on Passage of the House HEROES Act

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Previous statement on the House HEROES Act

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the House passed the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, a coronavirus relief package. that includes an increase to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, funding for food for food banks and additional funding for child nutrition programs The following is a statement from Share Our Strength Senior Vice President Lisa Davis:

“We applaud the House for quickly passing the HEROES Act. This relief package offers a clear path forward to help address the hunger and economic crisis our nation is facing. 

We urge the Senate to follow suit on behalf of the millions of kids and low-income Americans being pushed into hunger and poverty because of this pandemic.” 


About No Kid Hungry

No child should go hungry in America. But in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, 1 in 4 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.