Author: Megan Hamann

Exciting legislation that would expand food access to more Nebraskans

This session, the Nebraska Legislature is considering a number of bills to improve food security for our neighbors across Nebraska. Join us in advocating for these Nebraska Appleseed priority bills below! SNAP “Cliff Effect” Bill (LB108, Senator John McCollister) Nebraska should be rewarding work, not discouraging it. Right now, Nebraska’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is structured in a way… Read more →

“Our Heroes Wear Aprons”: Cheering On Nebraska School Nutrition Professionals during National School Lunch Week

FUNDING ALERT: No Kid Hungry and Nebraska Appleseed are offering grants of up to $50,000 to Nebraska school nutrition programs making adaptations because of COVID-19 now through December 2020. View the RFP and apply today! Across Nebraska, children are benefiting from school nutrition professionals’ hard work to expand food access for students. During this National School Lunch week (October 12-16),… Read more →

You’re invited: SNAP Emergency Allotment Press Conference

My name is Megan and I am the new Economic Justice Community Organizer at Nebraska Appleseed. I am honored to join this dedicated group of individuals who advocate for food access in our state. I am writing today to invite you to watch our upcoming SNAP Emergency Allotment Press Conference happening tomorrow morning. In this conference, you will have the… Read more →