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Blog Archive for February 2016

If you work with local schools or organizations to improve nutrition of low income children in schools, this information is for you!  The Eos Foundation is providing special $12.5K grants to schools willing to implement a "breakfast in the classroom" model, which is hands-down the most successful way to ensure children get the food they need to start the day. Below are the details for your schools to apply for this grant.

This is a quick reminder of tomorrow's SNAP Coalition Boston meeting, 10-Noon at St Francis House, 6th Floor, 39 Boylston Street

The AGENDA will include:

Blowing a Hole in the Health Safety Net: EOHHS Notice of Proposed Rules

Earlier this week, MLRI volunteers hand-delivered the attached letter to all 160 House Members, along a chart that had district specific information on the SNAP/MassHealth Gap in their cities and towns. You can find the specific zip code information by looking up the Senate district information here: http://www.masslegalservices.org/content/its-time-close-massachusetts-sn...

2016 SNAP Advocacy Guide - Hot off the press!

We are pleased to let you know the 2016 Food Stamp/SNAP Advocacy Guide is now available in paper, pdf download and as an online guide!

In case you were worrying about the weather, it looks A-Okay!  The SNAP 101 (AM) and Veterans Benefits Training (PM) are moving ahead tomorrow as planned. If you have not registered but wish to attend, you still can! Please register directly with Mass Continuing Legal Education on the link below.

Federal Poverty Level Increases Boost SNAP Gross Income Test effective Feb 1st