Advocating to Fight Hunger & Poverty


Arizona Food Bank Locations by Legislative and Congressional Districts

ANOTHER GREAT RESOURCE FOR ARIZONA LEGISLATORS NOW AVAILABLE


Using this interactive map, legislators may locate the number of food banks/pantires operating within their district and where they are distributed.





2019 Anti-Hunger Playbook
54th Arizona State Legislature


Hunger is pervasive and undeniably difficult to tackle. While food banks play a critical role in alleviating hunger by providing emergency assistance, we cannot end hunger until we address its root causes, especially poverty. Thanks to joint efforts by private charity, public support, and corporate giving, fewer people in Arizona are facing hunger this year than last year, and we must keep that momentum going—but how?




HOUSE BILL 2186
HB 2186 (School Meals; Unpaid Fees)
House Bill 2186 outlines how schools and families should manage unpaid student meal debt in a way that ensures students receive nutritious meals without stigmatization while schools remain able to collect unpaid debt.




PUBLIC CHARGE

PROPOSED PUBLIC CHARGE RULE WILL INCREASE HUNGER IN ARIZONA

The Association of Arizona Food Banks (AAFB) opposes the proposed changes to the Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds rule.
Legal members of our community should not be forced to choose between permanent legal status in the United States and the ability to feed their families.

  FAQs ON PUBLIC CHARGE,
ENGLISH & SPANISH
 
 



SNAP WORKS: A PATHWAY OUT OF POVERTY FOR ARIZONANS

DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY OF AAFB'S SNAP POLICY BRIEF         DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY OF AAFB'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

                                                                                  

                                   


HUNGER IN YOUR DISTRICT 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY AAFB'S CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT FACT SHEETS CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY AAFB'S LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT FACT SHEETS



SNAP STORIES:
THE FACES OF FOOD INSECURITY IN ARIZONA


Amber
Antwenette
Art
Audrey
Brenda
Crystal
Delbert
Delores
Dennis
Dimetrias

 
Doris
Elfrida
Fernando-English
Fernando-Spanish
Isaac
Jennifer
Jesse
Jessica
Jesus
Kathryn
Kimberly R
 
Kimberly W
Lacey
Leslie
Madelin
Margaret
Maria-English
Maria-Spanish
Monica
Nicole
Odalys
 
Olivia
Otis
Phoebe English
Phoebe Spanish
Priscilla
Rudy
Sandy
Shannon
Terri & Paul
Troy
Yvone


 
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