NATIONAL COMMISSION ON HUNGER

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON HUNGER

The National Commission on Hunger was created by legislative mandate in the Omnibus Appropriations Bill of 2014. Commission members were tasked with a mandate to effectively use existing programs and funds to address domestic hunger and food insecurity; and reduce need for government nutrition assistance programs, while protecting the safety net for the most vulnerable members of society. The Commission submitted its recommendations to Congress and the Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture. Commission members were appointed by leaders in the House and the Senate to ensure that the work would be bi-partisan. Commission members served on a voluntary basis. Learn more→ 

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