Feeding Indiana’s Hungry is committed to enhancing the quality of life for our neighbors through access to safe, nutritious food and other vital necessities in an equitable and dignified manner.
Feeding Indiana’s Hungry supports legislation and administrative policies which recognize the needs of the more than 730,000 food insecure Hoosiers Indiana’s food banks seek to serve and increase the accessibility of nutritious food options to promote health, educational attainment, and workforce success for those in need.
Feeding Indiana’s Hungry supports removing barriers to public assistance enrollment and administration to ensure that programs that assist food bank clients are provided to those eligible in the most efficient and cost-effective ways, including the elimination of an asset test for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Feeding Indiana’s Hungry oppose establishing any additional barriers to public assistance eligibility, access, equity, or utilization.
Feeding Indiana’s Hungry supports Hunger Free Campus legislation which incentivizes public colleges to address student hunger on campus.
Feeding Indiana’s Hungry supports the inclusion of nutrition supports for Medicaid recipients through an expansion of 1115 Medicaid waivers for vulnerable populations to improve food access to those with chronic diseases, pregnant women, and children.