Montana Food Bank Network tells Tester funding critical to hunger fight

Keep food and nutrition programs funded at the federal level so Montana children, families and seniors don’t go hungry.

That was the Montana Food Bank Network’s message Monday to U.S. Sen. Jon Tester as the federal government comes up against “sequestration,” or budget cuts that will take effect March 1 without congressional action.

Food Bank Network staff also took the Montana Democrat on a tour of their warehouse, which serves food pantries in the entire state, and stressed that continued funding – that keeps pace with inflation – is critical as the economy struggles to recover. Read Entire Article