Tell Your Senators: Support the Healthy Food Financing Initiative

Mar 22, 2012 by

Tell Your Senators: Support the Healthy Food Financing Initiative

The Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) support projects that increase access to healthy food, create new jobs, and generate new economic opportunities in low-income communities across the nation.

So far, $77 million has been allocated since HFFI’s launch, but more is needed to continue its great work. President Obama The President Obama has requested $285 million in his FY13 budget to support HFFI in improving access to fresh healthy foods to low-income communities.

Ask your Senators by this Friday, 5 p.m. (EST) to support the President’s Budget request for the Healthy Food Financing Initiative: click here (link provided by Policy Link) to send an email to your Senator.

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