Getting Started with Advocacy

This webinar is a great first step in learning how to engage with policymakers on issues related to hunger relief. Learn about the Food Depository’s advocacy initiatives and how you can get involved. Watch the webinar or download the presentation slides.


National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference 2017

Thirty-five advocates traveled to Washington, D.C. for FRAC and Feeding America’s annual Anti-Hunger Policy Conference March 4-7. Champion Advocates passionately lobbied members of Congress and their staff to protect SNAP and continue supporting all federal nutrition programs. Meet three of the advocates in our video series.

Hunger Summit and Lobby Day

The 2016 Hunger Summit attracted hundreds of people to Springfield to learn about hunger-relief efforts in Illinois. On Lobby Day, more than 250 advocates rallied at the Capitol and met with lawmakers to encourage them to support measures that would increase access to school breakfasts and summer meals. Advocates also asked lawmakers to support a bill that would provide SNAP recipients with more funds to buy produce at farmer’s markets.

View photos from our 2016 Lobby Day.

The 2017 Hunger Summit and Lobby Day will be held on May 16 and 17. Sign up to be notified when registration is available.