Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

WE'RE IN THE NEWS: CONGRESS SHOULD FEED HUNGRY KIDS WHEN THE NEED IS GREATEST

Right now Congress has the once-every-five-year opportunity to improve the quality of school, child-care and summer meals and make them available to more children.

The Seattle Times ran an oped by Linda Stone, senior food policy coordinator at the Children's Alliance, calling on Congress to listen to the call that President Obama and anti-hunger experts have made to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act with an increase of $1 billion per year over 10 years.

Stone writes: It's time we do a better job of making sure that all children — especially our most vulnerable kids, who are disproportionately those in low-income families and communities of color — are well-fed, healthy and primed for success in school.

Read the full oped