MAZON Taking Action
We Support: Letter to Congress Urging Bipartisan Budget Deal Jul 30, 2019
MAZON joined over 30 faith-based organizations in a letter urging Congress to pass a bipartisan budget deal that lifts caps for non-defense spending, and to prioritize funding for vulnerable populations in appropriations.
We Support: Letter Urging Congress to Raise Budget Caps Jun 25, 2019
MAZON joined over 250 national organizations in a letter calling on Congress to lift caps on discretionary spending to ensure those who are struggling can meet basic needs.
We Support: Letter to Senate HELP Committee on Older Americans Act Reauthorization Jun 21, 2019
MAZON’s letter to the Senate HELP Committee urges them to address food insecurity among seniors—in particular LGBT seniors—in the OAA reauthorization.
MAZON Public Comments Opposing Poverty Threshold Rule Change Jun 21, 2019
MAZON submitted comments in opposition to the Administrations proposed rule change to calculate the Official Poverty Measure. The changes would deny vital assistance to Americans in need by making the poverty line a less accurate reflection of their circumstances.
We Support: Letter to Senate Appropriations Committee on FDPIR Pilot funding Jun 14, 2019
MAZON issued a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee, calling for full funding of the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) 638 Pilot Program.
We Support: Letter Urging Passage of CARE for Families Act Jun 10, 2019
MAZON joined over 30 anti-hunger, public health, and maternal health organizations urging passage of this act, which would invest in community health partnerships to sustain WIC’s public health nutrition success.