Bukas na ngayon ang mga nominasyon

2024 Freshy Awards Bukas na ngayon ang mga nominasyon Ang “Freshy” Awards ay pinarangalan ang mga aksyon ng mga indibidwal na taga-California at mga organisasyon na masigasig na nagtrabaho noong nakaraang taon upang mapabuti ang CalFresh. Nais naming patuloy na palawakin ang aming pagkilala sa dedikasyon at pagsusumikap [...]

Candidaturas abiertas

2024 Freshy Awards Candidaturas abiertas Los premios “Freshy” honran las acciones de californianos individuales y organizaciones que han trabajado diligentemente en el último año para mejorar CalFresh. Queremos seguir ampliando nuestro reconocimiento a la dedicación y el trabajo duro, por lo que es nuestro deseo recibir nominaciones para [...]

提名程序已啟動

2024 Freshy Awards 奖项提名现已启动 福來實獎(Freshy Awards)旨在嘉獎過去一年為推進加州補充營養援助計劃(CalFresh)而做出貢獻的加州個人和組織。 我們希望繼續擴大對奉獻精神和辛勤工作的認可,因此我們歡迎大家廣泛提名各類活動,包括: 改善 CalFresh 普及性的政策措施 增加 CalFresh 福利分配的政策措施 增加 CalFresh 參與度的創意外展策略 與推進 CalFresh 公平性相關的傑出貢獻 「滋養加州」組織(Nourish California)將使用下方表格,收集每位被提名者的資訊,選票進行投票。根據大家的投票,福來實獎的獲獎人名單將於2024年的加州補充營養援助計劃論壇(CalFresh Forum)上公佈。 提名截止日期為 2024 年 3 月 27 日;登入我們的網站可了解選票和其他活動最新資訊!   2024 年福來實獎提名表 "*" indicates required fields 被提名者姓名* Freshy Nominee’s First Name Freshy Nominee’s Last Name 被提名者電郵(如知悉) 被提名者所屬機構(如有) 提名贏得福來實獎的理由* [...]

Now Accepting 2024 Freshy Nominations!

2024 Freshy Awards Nominations Now Open Candidaturas abiertas Bukas na ngayon ang mga nominasyon 奖项提名现已启动 提名程序已啟動 The “Freshy” Awards honor the actions of individual Californians and organizations that have worked diligently in the last year to improve CalFresh. We want to continue to broaden our recognition of dedication [...]

奖项提名现已启动

2024 Freshy Awards 提名程序已啟動 “福来实”奖(Freshy Awards)旨在表彰加州组织和个人在过去一年里为推进加州补充营养援助计划(CalFresh)所做出的努力。 我们希望继续扩大我们对奉献精神和辛勤工作的认可,因此我们欢迎大家广泛提名各类活动,包括: 改善 CalFresh 普及度的政策措施 增加 CalFresh 福利分配的政策措施 增加 CalFresh 参与度的创新外展策略 推进 CalFresh 公平性相关杰出贡献 “滋养加州”(Nourish California)将使用下面的表格,收集每位被提名者的信息,分发选票。根据大家的投票,福来实奖的获奖人将在2024年度加州补充营养援助计划论坛(CalFresh Forum)上公布。 获奖提名截止日期为2024年3月27日;访问我们的网站可了解选票和其他活动更新! 2024年福来实奖提名表 "*" indicates required fields 被提名者姓名* Freshy Nominee’s First Name Freshy Nominee’s Last Name 被提名者电子邮箱(如知悉) 被提名者所属机构(如有) 提名获得福来实奖的理由* 填表者信息 Your Name* 名 姓 电子邮箱* CAPTCHAPhoneThis field [...]

Meet Our 2024 Food4All Mini-Grant Partners!

We are excited to present our 2024 Food4All Mini-Grant partners! These ten organizations are working closely with Nourish California to uplift the Food4All campaign and communicate its value to policymakers and their own communities. What is our Food4All Mini-Grant? Our mini-grant partnership is fundamental to the success of [...]

Governor Newsom’s January Budget Avoids Major Cuts to Food Assistance, but More Investments Are Needed

Overview On January 10, Governor Newsom introduced his 2024-25 State Budget proposal, which failed to make the major investments needed to address the level of hunger, poverty, and inequity faced by Californians with low and moderate income. While we recognize state revenues are predicted to fall short this [...]

Our Most Recent Audit

Nourish California’s Audited Financial Statements June 30, 2023, PDF

The Foundation for a Thriving Transition for those Formerly Incarcerated

Each year the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation releases 35,000 individuals from prison and 900,000 from jails. The majority of these individuals lack equitable, statewide access to what many would consider basic needs, like food, housing and employment, and other supportive services needed to create a thriving [...]

“No Big Deal? YES! We’ve Got a Paper ESAP in CA!”

After years of dedicated advocacy, we are thrilled to announce the long-awaited release of a CalFresh simplified paper application for households solely composed of older adults and people with disabilities and no earned income (also known as ESAP Households). It has taken us over five years to reach [...]
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2024 Food4All Mini-Grant Application Now Open! ¡Ya está abierto el plazo para solicitar la mini-beca Food4All 2024!

*Información en español abajo* Announcing the application for the 2024 Food4All Mini-Grants is now open!  Please read through all of the below information, then access the application at the bottom of the page.  Nourish California is excited to announce its third year of the Food4All Mini-Grants. Mini-Grants are [...]

Urgent Action Needed to Secure WIC Funding: Protecting the Future of a Million Californians

On Tuesday, September 26, the Senate introduced a bipartisan Continuing Resolution (CR) to prevent a government shutdown and keep government programs funded and operating until November 17. The Senate short-term CR, while an improvement to the House of Representatives budget proposal and their unsuccessful CR, still falls short [...]

Protecting and Expanding WIC Funding: Ensuring Access to Vital Nutrition Benefits

The Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) serves as a lifeline, providing essential nutrition support to millions of pregnant and postpartum individuals, infants, and young children with low incomes. Since 2020, WIC has experienced a remarkable increase in participation, surpassing the USDA’s projected levels for [...]

Welcome Michelle and Jackie!

Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Michelle Lee (she/her) and Jackie Mendelson (she/her/they/them) as our newest Policy Advocates. We are excited to have two former graduate students interns rejoin our team as full-time staff members. Jackie first joined Nourish California in 2022 as a graduate [...]

You Can’t Beat the Heat Without Safe Drinking Water

Parched mouths and sweating foreheads are a common sight in California this summer. While many of us are able to run to our taps for a glass of refreshing water, over one million Californians go thirsty because they lack access to safe drinking water. These drinking water problems [...]

Pandemic EBT Alert & Updates

P-EBT Alert & Updates  You Might Qualify for More P-EBT Benefits! The Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) is a federal program that helps children affected by school closures during the pandemic to get the food they need. If your child is eligible for free or reduced-price meals at [...]

Final State Budget Invests in Nutrition Safety Net, but More is Needed

This week, the Legislature passed a series of budget bills that collectively represent the 2023-24 State Budget. Though certain adjustments may still be made to allocations later in the legislative session, the budget deal struck between the Administration and Legislature preserves funding levels and support for most major [...]

Public Health, Medical and Food Insecurity Experts Urge Immediate Action to Rescue Millions from the “Hunger Cliff”

Guest Commentary: Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, Michael Flood, Omer Deen, MD As experts working on public health and fighting food insecurity, it’s critical to highlight the link between hunger and its associated negative health outcomes and the looming “hunger cliff.” Millions of Americans, especially those from low-income [...]

Take Action! Tell Governor Newsom to Raise the CalFresh Minimum Benefit

We are excited to share that the CalFresh Minimum Benefit Increase budget request was included in the joint Legislative budget bills (AB 101 & SB 101) at $30 million to implement a pilot program. Nourish California, California Association of Food Banks, Hunger Action Los Angeles, and GRACE/End Child [...]

Take Action! Tell Governor Newsom to Fund the CalFresh Safe Drinking Water Pilot Extension

We are excited to share that the CalFresh Safe Drinking Water Pilot Extension budget request was included in the joint Legislative budget bills (AB 101 & SB 101) at $3 million one-time funding. Nourish California would like to thank Legislative leaders, Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins, Senate [...]

Take Action! Tell Governor Newsom to Fund the CalFresh Fruit & Vegetable Pilot Extension

We are excited to share that the CalFresh Fruit & Vegetable Pilot Extension budget request was included in the joint Legislative budget bills (AB 101 & SB 101) at $9.9 million one-time funding. Nourish California and SPUR would like to thank Legislative leaders, especially Senate President pro Tem [...]

Support Immigrant Families: Sign On to Three Important Letters

We need your help to support immigrant families in accessing public benefits. By signing on to these critical letters led by the Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Coalition, we can come together to support, defend, and protect immigrant families. Join our efforts in making a difference.  Public Charge Congressional [...]

Nourish California Opposes Food Assistance Cuts in Debt Ceiling Agreement

The recently announced debt-ceiling agreement worsens the already punitive and counterproductive three-month time limit for SNAP, known in California as CalFresh. As currently structured, the deal will reduce access to CalFresh for over 100,000 Californians struggling to find work and put food on the table. Anti-hunger advocates have [...]

Take Action! Tell State Budget Leaders to Fund the CalFresh Safe Drinking Water Pilot Extension

We are pleased to share that the CalFresh Safe Drinking Water Pilot Extension budget request was included in the Senate budget package at $3 million one-time funding. Nourish California would like to thank supporters of the budget request for making your voices heard. Your advocacy means we are [...]

Take Action! Tell State Budget Leaders to Fund the CalFresh Fruit & Vegetable Pilot Extension

We are pleased to share that the CalFresh Fruit & Vegetable Pilot Extension budget request was included in the Assembly budget package at $10 million one-time funding. Nourish California and SPUR, the bill’s cosponsors, would like to thank supporters of the budget request for making your voices heard. [...]
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