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Free School Lunches for all Low-Income Students Help Families Make Ends Meet

March 7, 2016 by MDCEP
Given before the House Ways and Means Committee The Maryland Center on Economic Policy Supports House Bill 1325 For many read more

Expanding the Free Lunch Program Would Feed More Children

March 7, 2016 by MDCEP
Given before the House Ways and Means Committee The Maryland Center on Economic Policy Supports House Bill 1360 Free breakfast read more

Help Proposed for Families Struggling to Afford Enough to Eat

February 26, 2016 by Kristina Li
Photo by: FeydHuxtable Creative Commons License Passage of measures being considered by the legislature would help the one in eight read more

Thousands of Maryland Families Struggle to Put Food on the Table

November 10, 2015 by Mark Scott
Despite rising incomes in our state, one in eight Maryland families still struggle to put enough food on the table read more

Statement in Support of SB 334, The Hunger-Free Schools Act

February 25, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Position Statement Supporting Senate Bill 334 Given before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee A successful economy starts at the read more

Somerset County Public Schools Celebrated for Free Meals Program

August 29, 2014 by Benjamin Orr
Maryland Hunger Solutions, the Maryland Center on Economic Policy, and the Maryland State Department of Education presented Somerset County Public read more

With Deadline Extended for MD Schools to Choose Hunger-Free Option, New County Fact Sheets Highlight Need

June 19, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Washington County schools are leading the way in becoming hunger-free by adopting a new tool, community eligibility, that allows high-poverty read more

A dozen county schools recognized for being ‘Hunger-Free’

June 11, 2014 by MDCEP
Wilson was joined by representatives of the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland Center on Economic Policy, who read more

Maryland School Districts Should Follow Washington County’s Lead and Use a Successful Tool to Combat Child Hunger

June 11, 2014 by MDCEP