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Heather Valentine joined Bread for the World in September 2018 as the Director of Government Relations. Previously a House Republican Conference staffer, she also served as a press secretary for Speaker John Boehner and the House Education and the Workforce Committee.
Heather also served as the Vice President for Government Relations and Communications at the Council for Opportunity in Education and as a Federal Lobbyist for the National Education Association.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Heather has been named a rising star by National Journal and a top lobbyist by the Hill newspaper.
“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in faith.” These words from Colossians 2:6 remind us of the faith that is active in love for our neighbors.
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Dear Members of Congress,
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is designed to respond to changes in need, making it well suited to respond to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition in the fiscal year 2020 budget.
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.