Food Stamps have made hunger rare in US
In the 2005 legislative session, children made significant gains against a backdrop of a sizeable budget deficit and four years of devastating budget cuts.
272,000 Washington Residents Faced Struggle Against Hunger in 2005
Between 2002 and 2004 Washington State fell from being a nationwide leader in healthcare for children, to no better than average. Condition Critical tracks the course of events that led Washington to this crisis, and lays out a plan to solve it.
Read the Executive Summary of the Children's Alliance Condition Critical report. Get the quick facts on how Washington fell from being a nationwide leader in children's health coverage, and what we can do to fix it.
After eight years as a top-five state for hunger and food insecurity, Washington State has dropped to a tie for the rank of ten.
New USDA Data Show Some Improvement
In the 2004 Legislative session, children made modest - but signficant - gains against a backdrop of last year's devastating budget cuts.
This report features the key findings from six focus groups of parents and youth conducted around the state.
Interviews with Washington's hungry
USDA-Census Bureau surveys of hunger in America consistently place Washington near the top
New USDA Food Security Data Confirms Washington's Top Five Position for Hunger