Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

State Food Assistance: Protection for Hungry Families

On February 29th, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the injunction prohibiting the Department of Social and Health Services from eliminating or cutting benefits provided under the State Food Assistance Program (SFA). Legal protection for more than 31,000 people, including 12,500 children, living in households receiving SFA no longer exists.

If SFA is cut by half, these households will NOT have sufficient funds to prevent hunger. Read more.