Hunger Task Force

Food Security Task Force iconThe goal of the Hunger Task Force is to reduce hunger in Missouri and dependence on emergency food supplies.

Priority Goal

Reduce food insecurity in Missouri, especially child hunger, through legislative and administrative advocacy and community education.

Prior Year Goals

  1. Advocate and educate Federal Legislators about the importance of passing a strong Child Nutrition Re-Authorization Act. We will also educate State Legislators about the prevalence of hunger in Missouri and advocate for support of nutrition programs.
  2. Monitor the Missouri Family Support Division as it undergoes continuous changes in policy and practice. The task force will meet with leaders within the department to share concerns and suggestions to the proposed changes.
  3. Work on increasing the number of school districts that take part in the community eligibility program regarding school lunches and breakfasts.

Get Involved

Google Plus Community Task Force IconIf you are interested in getting involved in the Hunger task force please contact Christine Woody or join our discussion and find out how you can fight to reduce hunger in Missouri through our Hunger Task Force Google+ Community.

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April 5

Student Advocacy Day

9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Third Baptist Church, Monroe and Capitol Streets, Jefferson City, MO
And at our State Capitol Buildin
 
April 12

AHHTF Meeting

10:30 am - 12:00 pm
You are welcome to join staff at our headquarters or
Dial: 712-432-1500
Passcode: 167856#
308 E. High Street, Suite 100, Jefferson City, MO 65101
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April 14

Health/Mental Health Task Force

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Meet at Empower Missouri HQ or
Dial 712-432-1500; Passcode: 167856#
308 E. High Street, Suite 100, Jefferson City, MO 65101
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