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Sep
27
2022
For Immediate Release: Everett to Represent Baylor at White House Conference
Jeremy Everett, Founder and Executive Director of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, will represent Baylor at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.
Sep
14
2022
For Immediate Release: Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Responds to 2021 Household Food Security Report
The annual report by the United States Department of Agriculture documenting the state of food insecurity in the U.S. has been released. Craig Gundersen, researcher with the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty responds.
Aug
5
2022
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Honors the Life and Legacy of the late Congresswoman Jackie Walorski
Jeremy Everett, Executive Director of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty issues statement regarding the passing of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski
Jul
13
2022
Ahead of White House Conference, BCHP Hosts Partner-Led Convening
The Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty held a partner-led convening to solicit ideas for the upcoming White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.
Jul
1
2022
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Expands Add Milk! Campaign to Select ShopRite New Jersey Stores
Incentive program increases access to milk and milk products for low-income families.
Jun
19
2022
BCHP Statement on Juneteenth Celebration
BCHP Celebrates Juneteenth.
Jun
15
2022
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Awarded $5M for Extension of Innovative Meal Delivery Program
The Meals-to-You demonstration project, designed to provide shelf-stable summer meals for children in rural areas, received funds to continue for a fourth year.
May
5
2022
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Applauds White House Hunger Conference
The White House has announced its first conference since 1969 on hunger, nutrition, and health. The event could result in positive movement to end hunger in our country.
Mar
7
2022
Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty Receives Gift for Seminary Initiative
A $455k grant from an anonymous donor will allow the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP) to partner with and provide support for George W. Truett Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts degree in Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice (TEFJ).
Jan
25
2022
New Criminal Justice Initiatives
A new program of the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty aims to evaluate criminal justice systems that intersect with the experience of hunger and poverty.
Sep
16
2021
Baylor University Announces New Chair Created to Study Food Security
Baylor University today announced a $1.5 million gift from Jim and Tammy Snee of Austin, Minnesota, establishing an endowed faculty chair position to lead research efforts addressing food security through the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP).
Aug
30
2021
“Add Milk!” SNAP incentive pilot to expand in Lubbock
LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) — A partnership between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Lowe’s Supermarkets, and the South Plains Hunger Solutions is expanding its reach into the Lubbock community. The Add Milk! pilot project, created in the 2018 USDA Farm Bill, is designed to research whether incentive programs for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will increase the consumption of healthy fluid milk among SNAP recipients. Add Milk! gives participants a dollar-for-dollar match to purchase additional milk to promote a healthy, well-rounded diet.
Aug
23
2021
Is SNAP Boost A Model For U.B.I.?
The USDA is set to increase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP benefits by more than 25%, the biggest increase in over 40 years. Professor Craig Gundersen weighs in on how that will impact food insecurity.
Aug
18
2021
Baylor Expert: Bigger SNAP payments will reduce hunger in McLennan County
Craig Gundersen, an economist with the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, speaks to new SNAP guidelines aimed at increasing resources and reducing food insecurity.
Aug
16
2021
Baylor expert: Bigger SNAP payments will reduce hunger in McLennan County
A new permanent increase to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program announced Monday will make a big dent in food insecurity in McLennan County and across Texas, a Baylor University economist and food policy expert said.
May
3
2021
Add Milk! Program Begins May 3rd
Betty Teston from our West Texas office discusses the Add Milk! Healthy Fluid Milk Incentive Program
Oct
1
2019
Grant continues support for Child Nutrition Outreach.
Oct
1
2019
Stop using the Bible to justify poverty and hunger
If we ever hope to solve our nation's hunger and poverty crisis, we must know the truth about it.
Oct
1
2019
Newly named collaborative will become the umbrella entity for THI, as well as interdisciplinary research, Global Hunger and Migration Project and Hunger Data Lab
Sep
24
2019
USDA grant will fund a research project aimed at testing an innovative approach to distributing food by mail to students in rural communities during the summer months.
Feb
9
2019
Easing hunger pains: Waco ISD aims to offer three meals a day at every school
Waco ISD changed the way it delivers breakfast to students with the help of Baylor University's Texas Hunger Initiative, an organization that works across the state to coordinate efforts to battle hunger.
Feb
9
2019
Texas Hunger Initiative marks 10 years of fighting food insecurity
The Texas Hunger Initiative is affiliated with Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work and partners with federal, state and local agencies to develop and implement strategies to combat hunger. This month, it celebrates its 10th anniversary.
Nov
13
2018
TV celebrity craftsman urges hunger fighters to persevere
Move beyond failure and reach for seemingly unattainable dreams, such as a world without hunger, TV celebrity woodworker Clint Harp urged participants at the Together at the Table Hunger and Poverty Summit.
Sep
15
2018
Dallas' health nonprofits have a new tool in their fight to increase food access
In the fight to increase food access in Dallas, area health nonprofits have a new weapon that will help them identify where Dallas faces the most urgent needs.

The City of Dallas Community Food Assessment, an interactive map that highlights key data like the concentration of diseases such as obesity and diabetes, was presented Friday at the seventh annual Dallas Hunger Summit, where dozens of area nutrition nonprofits gathered to listen to what Dallas’ hospital health systems and other health groups are doing to serve Dallas’ neediest.
Sep
10
2018
Texas Hunger Initiative Executive Director Speaking at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Leadership Conference
Jeremy Everett, executive director of Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative, will be a featured panelist at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) 2018 Leadership Conference. He will be speaking on a panel for a session titled, "Integrated Food Security: Emerging Trends and Best Practices."
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