We Look at the Reality of a Rapidly Approaching ‘Hunger Cliff’

In “With emergency SNAP benefits ending, a ‘hunger cliff’ looms,” published with Mother Jones, Bridget Huber details how anti-hunger advocates worry that the nation may be approaching a “hunger cliff,” as emergency SNAP benefits are ending even as demand at food pantries—and Covid case numbers—are rising again.

Note that within a few days of publication, AP, NPR and The New Republic all published similar stories. 

The piece was shared in Hunter College’s Food Policy Watch newsletter. In addition, it was referenced in Grocery Dive’s Dive Brief newsletter. And Corby Kummer was on WGBH (Boston public radio station) talking about the story.

On social media, we saw engagements around the story from American Public Health Association, Colorado Farm & Food Alliance, California Association of Food Banks, and Fairfax Food Council.

Our media partner for this story, Mother Jones, has a monthly readership of 8M. In addition, they have a total social media following of 2.7M.

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