At least 12.5% of Western Massachusetts residents are living below the poverty line, and that number is growing.
Advocacy matters! Together we can eliminate hunger in our communities. Did you know that each time a legislator hears from a constituent, they count it as representing much more than that one person’s opinion? The numbers below show just how much of a difference you can make by sending an email, writing a letter, or placing a call:
Watch our tutorial video on placing a call to your representative and make an impact on real food policy:
Be vocal on current anti-hunger and pro-nutrition legislation! When The Food Bank needs your support for particular legislation up for consideration, we will sent Action Alert emails with all the tools you’ll need:
You CAN make a difference by urging government officials to support policies that will help reduce hunger and increase food security in our communities.
For information about state and federal officials, visit www.WhereDoIVoteMA.com. You can also call your legislators at the State House at 617-722-2000.