Back to All Blog Posts

Showing entries tagged: 'FoodShare'


Senate Ag Committee Passes Bipartisan Farm Bill

The Senate Agriculture committee passed its version of the Farm Bill today and we join with a broad cross-section of farm, food, environment, and anti-hunger advocates to applaud the passage of this bipartisan bill.

Read More

Let's rally for a Farm Bill that fights hunger, not one like H.R. 2, which would increase it!

As many of you know, the Farm Bill is the legislative vehicle that authorizes and funds SNAP. It is up for renewal this year and unfortunately, the House of Representatives is currently considering the passage of a Farm Bill (H.R. 2) that would indiscriminately cut SNAP benefits and make it harder for seniors, children and working families to get the food they need to work, learn and live healthy lives. These cuts would widen the gap that low-income Wisconsin families experience every month.

Read More

Proposed Changes to SNAP in FY 19 Budget Proposal

The Administration released its Fiscal Year 19 budget proposal, which aims to change how SNAP (FoodShare in Wisconsin works). Learn more about the proposal and how you can add your name to our petition asking the White House and Members of Congress to strengthen SNAP, not weaken it.

Read More

Senate and House Pass Budget Bills

The Senate and the House have passed their versions of the Federal FY 18 Budget. So what happens next?

Read More

Thank you, Walmart!

A large part of our work fighting hunger, improving health and strengthening communities is our state FoodShare Outreach program. The program started in 2015 and was funded in large part by a 2-year grant from The Walmart Foundation, and we are thrilled to announce that The Walmart Foundation renewed their partnership with Feeding Wisconsin to continue providing this service to our friends and neighbors living in every corner of our state.

Read More