Resource Links

Organizations and Resources in the Fight to End Hunger

 

Benefits Checkup
www.benefitscheckup.org
Developed by the National Council on the Aging, this site provides a calculator for federal benefits avail­able to seniors.

Center on Hunger and Poverty
www.centeronhunger.org
Part of Brandeis Unive­rsity’s Heller School for Social Policy and Manag­ement, the center releases policy papers and res­earch concerning hunger and poverty.

Congressional Hunger Cen­ter
www.hungercenter.org
Outgrowth of the Cong­ressional Select Comm­ittee on Hunger. The center provides educat­ional res­ources and fellowships focusing on direct service and hunger policy.

Department of Agricul­ture and Consumer Ser­vices
www.vdacs.virginia.gov

Feeding America
www.feedingamerica.org
Network of over 200 food banks and food rescue programs, it is the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization.

Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)
www.frac.org
National hunger advocacy and research organ­ization. The site contains extensive information ab­out hunger policy, news and reports.

United States Depart­ment of Agriculture Fo­od and Nutrition Ser­vice
www.fns.usda.gov/fns/
Federal agency that administers food stamps, school meals and the Emergency Food Assist­ance Program. The site features publications, part­icipation requirements and program data.

United States Depart­ment of Agriculture Eco­nomic Research Service
www.ers.usda.gov
Provides extensive rese­arch concerning federal food and nutrition assist­ance progr­ams.