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Hunger Action Day 2017 was a success! The Oklahoma Food Banks participated in Hunger Action Day because it takes more than food to fight hungerView pictures here.

Advocates from across the state came together to talk with state legislators about the issue of hunger in Oklahoma, and to encourage policy decisions that address the many factors that contribute to food insecurity. View our advocacy statement.

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It takes more than food to fight hunger. For information on the issue of national hunger, please visit the Feeding America website at feedingamerica.org.

To become an Advocate click here.

 


TAKE ACTION

Sign a letter urging Members of Congress to support a Farm Bill that reduces hunger in America.

Individual advocates and partner programs, sign here
Mayors, sign here

Sign this letter urging Congress to support increased funding for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).

Urge your member of Congress to visit the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma
using this form on the Feeding America website.

Many Oklahoma veterans struggle with hunger. Click here to find out more about Food Security among Military Service Members and Veterans from Effie Craven, who serves as the State Advocacy and Public Policy Director for Oklahoma Food Banks.
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US Reps by Zip and link to Senators from OK:
http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/
http://www.senate.gov/states/OK/intro.htm

Read the White House Report “Long Term Benefits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” released in December 2015.


YOUR VOTE COUNTS

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Click here to access the Oklahoma Voter Registration form.

 

If you want to receive a ballot in the mail for every election you’re eligible to vote in, fill out this application too.


Learn about current issues and read our research:  
Check out the new 2017 quick facts!
Click here to read the new 2017 report on Food Deserts
Congressional District 1  |  Congressional District 2  | Congressional District 3 Congressional District 4  | Congressional District 5 |  U.S. Senate

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Read and Sign up for the Advocacy Newsletter

∙ 04/24/2017 | Legislative Updates

∙ 03/20/2017 | Legislative Updates

∙ 02/16/2017 | Legislative Updates

∙ 01/20/2017 | Legislative Updates

∙ 12/23/2016 | Legislative Updates

∙ 11/28/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 10/29/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 09/26/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 08/29/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 07/26/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 06/28/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 05/23/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 04/23/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 02/23/2016 | Legislative Updates
∙ 01/23/2016 | Legislative Updates
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12/23/2015 | Take Action
∙ 11/23/2015 | Legislative Updates 
∙ 10/30/2015 | Legislative Updates
∙ 09/29/2015 | September is Hunger Action Month
∙ 07/23/2015 | Let’s Wage War on Hunger, Not the Hungry
∙ 06/18/2015 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy: Child Nutrition Reauthorization
∙ 05/13/2015 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy: Older Americans Month
∙ 04/15/2015 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy: School Lunches
∙ 03/23/2015 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy: March Newsletter
∙ 02/26/2015 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy February Newsletter
∙ 01/13/2015 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy
∙ 12/09/2014 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy
∙ 11/17/2014 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy
∙ 10/22/2014 | October Newsletter
∙ 09/23/2014 | Oklahoma Food Advocacy

For information or assistance on current advocacy efforts in Oklahoma please contact
Effie Craven, our State Advocacy & Public Policy Director, at ecraven@regionalfoodbank.org or 405-600-3129