Support SNAP in Final Farm Bill

With the current Farm Bill due to expire September 30th, negotiations are heating up and your voice is more important than ever! After the Senate and House each passed their respective Farm Bills earlier this year, leadership from the House and Senate Agriculture Committees are working with a conference committee… more

Senate Protects SNAP in Strong, Bipartisan Farm Bill Vote

Montana Food Bank Network Statement on Passage of Senate Farm Bill Gayle Carlson, CEO, Montana Food Bank Network “The U.S. Senate passed their version of the 2018 Farm Bill on June 28th with a strong, bipartisan vote of 86-11. This vote demonstrates that a Farm Bill that affirms our national… more

U.S. House Passes Harsh and Partisan Farm Bill

Montana Food Bank Network Statement on Passage of House Farm Bill Gayle Carlson, CEO, Montana Food Bank Network “On Thursday, June 21st the U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of the 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 213 to 211, with Congressman Gianforte voting in favor of the… more

Urge Senators to Support Bipartisan Farm Bill

Ask Sens. Tester & Daines to Support Bipartisan Senate Farm Bill On June 8, 2018, the Senate Agriculture Committee released its version of the Farm Bill. Unlike the House Farm Bill, the Senate Farm Bill is a bipartisan legislation that protects the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps),… more

MFBN Statement on Senate Agriculture Committee Farm Bill

Senate Agriculture Committee releases Farm Bill that protects SNAP The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee released its version of the 2018 Farm Bill on June 8th, presenting an opportunity for the Senate to reaffirm our national commitment to reducing hunger. Montana Food Bank Network applauds Montana’s Senator Steve Daines and the… more

Tell Rep. Gianforte – vote NO on House Farm Bill

TAKE ACTION: Urge Rep. Gianforte to Vote NO on House Farm Bill (H.R. 2) Even though the U.S. House failed to pass their harmful, partisan version of the Farm Bill last month, House leadership is attempting to hold another vote by June 22nd. The House Farm Bill (H.R. 2) includes… more

Statement On House Rejection of the 2018 Farm Bill

Montana Food Bank Network Statement on House Rejection of the 2018 Farm Bill Gayle Carlson, CEO of Montana Food Bank Network “Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected the 2018 Farm Bill by a vote of 198-213, with Congressman Gianforte voting in favor of the bill. This failed vote… more

New Data Shows 1 in 6 Montana Kids Live in Food Insecure Households

Montana Food Bank Network announces the release of Map the Meal Gap 2018, the latest report by Feeding America on food insecurity at the state and county level. Map the Meal Gap 2018 reveals that in 2016 the rate of food insecurity, particularly for children, dropped across Montana in comparison… more

Missoula Gives – Brent is in the freezer!

Missoula Gives is happening now! The staff decided to get involved in a BIG way this year for our Missoula Gives goal of raising $2,500! Due to overwhelming demand we have placed all the video’s here so you can follow the journey and help us reach our goal! Day 1:… more

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