During the COVID-19 pandemic, food assistance programs are especially critical to protect individuals from hunger. Help us advocate that Congress provide sustained and comprehensive relief to help millions of struggling Americans during this crisis.
Dear [Decision Maker],
I am writing to urge you to pass a COVID-relief bill that provide provides continued and comprehensive nutrition assistance and other relief for millions of people struggling to make ends meet during this crisis. The next COVID-relief bill must provide:15% increase in SNAP benefits for the duration of the economic downturn$900 million in TEFAPExtended and strengthened child nutrition program waiver authority$543 million in cold storage and transportation capacityExtended Pandemic-EBTAdditional stimulus checks to continue economic reliefUnemployment insurance benefitsCritical aid to renters, people experiencing homelessness, and households unable to pay utility billsExtension of the eviction and foreclosure moratoriaMoney for small businesses$350 billion for state, local and territorial governments Increased Child Tax Credit14 weeks Paid Sick and Family and Medical Leave$15 per hour federal minimum wage
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