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Feeding communities as food prices soar and SNAP benefits shrink
City Inside/Out: Hunger Help

Over half a million Washingtonians face a hunger cliff as federal pandemic food benefits come to an end. With rising food prices and shrinking donations, area food banks are also struggling to keep their shelves stocked. We hear from Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal and other leaders about the urgent work to fight food insecurity and alleviate poverty in our state.


Pramila Jayapal, U.S. Representative (WA-07) 

Marie Spiker, PhD, Assistant Professor, UW School of Public Health, and Co-Lead, Washington State Food Security Survey

Christina Wong, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy, Northwest Harvest

Joe Gruber, Executive Director, University District Food Bank

Mia Gregerson, State Representative (D-33RD)

Yannis Paris, Food Bank Client

 Vickie Seat, SNAP Recipient


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