Support Double SNAP dollars

HB400 Supports Montana’s Double SNAP Dollars Program Montana’s Double SNAP Dollars Program is a win for families, farmers, and local economies. Help urge support for HB400! We’ve been sharing a…

One Year Ago: 19 OPA offices closed in Montana

“Hello, Montana Food Bank Network SNAP Application Hotline. This is Elizabeth.” This is my standard greeting as I answer MFBN’s SNAP hotline. The hotline, which gets anywhere from zero to…

Congress Passes Final Farm Bill that Protects SNAP

Final Farm Bill Protects SNAP, Supports Montana Communities Gayle Carlson, CEO, Montana Food Bank Network: “With overwhelming support, both the House and Senate passed a 2018 Farm Bill that protects…

Final Farm Bill Agreement Protects SNAP!

MFBN Statement on final Farm Bill agreement Gayle Carlson, CEO, Montana Food Bank Network “The Farm Bill agreement announced Monday night is the right step forward for our state and…

The Network calls for action!

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 22, 2018   News Release: 130 Montana organizations and leaders urge Congressional Leaders to Protect Food Assistance in the Farm Bill   More than…

Lorianne’s trip to DC

While all of you were participating in the national call-in day on September 13th, I was fortunate to be in Washington D.C., along with more than 40 advocates from food…

2017 Poverty Data Now Available

2017 Census Poverty Data Release: Montana Continues to Lower Rates Economic security for most Montanans continued to improve in 2017, according to data released through the Census Bureau’s American Community…

BackPack Program: Entering it’s 10th year

September is here and it is time to go back to school. The days where the halls are filled with excitement, laughter, and students being given every opportunity to grow…

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