COVID-19 Relief March Activations: Call Line
Join us in calling your Senators to ask them to immediately pass pandemic relief that will put more food on more tables.
Use our call line to tell Senators what’s needed in any upcoming COVID-19 relief package to ensure no one goes hungry: 1-800-861-1943
Use our call script to let our Senators know how they can ensure fighting hunger is a priority in new COVID-19 relief.
My name is ____ . As a constituent, I’m calling to urge Senator ____ to pass a stimulus bill that includes the following provisions for hunger relief:
- Continue an increase in SNAP benefits by 15 percent for the duration of the pandemic and economic recovery.
- Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit to provide support for families in need and cut child poverty in half.
- Provide an additional $900 million for TEFAP to ensure food banks can provide emergency hunger relief.
- Extend and expand funding and flexibility to ensure Child Nutrition programs like Pandemic EBT can continue serving children in need.
- Invest $543 million in the infrastructure of our nation’s charitable food system to help address the severe shortage of vehicles, refrigerators, and freezers.
I’m counting on Senator _____ to prioritize immediate help for the 50 million people facing hunger in the next relief package. Thank you.