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$1 Billion to Hunger Relief
After tireless efforts of those in the anti-hunger community, the United States Department of Agriculture has set aside $1 billion for hunger relief efforts! Included in these funds are allocations for the following:
- $500 million for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
- $400 million to states to aid the purchase of local and regional foods for distribution
- $100 million to improve capacity and infrastructure for organizations that conduct last mile distributions
Right now there aren’t a lot of details on this funding, but we will continue to update you as we learn more. Click here to see the press release issued by USDA about the funds.