Hunger in Washington State
At Feeding Washington, we believe that geographic, racial and social inequities contribute to hunger and must be addressed in unison. Our approach is to bring together nonprofit partners, government agencies and elected officials to challenge systemic inequities and social injustice and develop long-term, sustainable strategies to ensure that everybody has enough food to eat.
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Large food bank provider increases wages to $25 an hour, as nonprofits see high turnover, burnout
By Anna Patrick, Project Homeless engagement editor, Seattle Times Near the end of 2021, without a press announcement or much fuss, Food Lifeline quietly raised its minimum wage to $25 an hour. The decision by one of the largest food bank providers in the state gave a...
CELEBRATING “TOM SHERRY DAY” AND A LEGACY OF GIVING
KREM 2’s Chief Meteorologist and Anchor Tom Sherry is retiring Friday, March 4th. In celebration the City of Spokane has proclaimed it “Tom Sherry Day” and KREM 2 is honoring the work and legacy of a Spokane icon.
Working to end military family hunger
Military Hunger Prevention Act Update Last week, the House of Representatives passed the Defense Policy Bill. A key provision for us in solving hunger was including a Basic Needs Allowance for our military families to use. We received this update on what was included...
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