You may have heard that the Republican Shutdown of the government halted funding for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). That’s a program that offers “food vouchers, nutrition education and health care referrals” to millions of poor women nationwide. While some states have found money to keep the program alive, WIC needs help.
WNC Humanists, the local chapter of the American Humanist Association, a nonprofit organization, will be providing formula and baby food to those in the Western North Carolina area whose needs are no longer being met with the freezing of WIC benefits.
If you’d like to help, consider making a donation to their efforts.
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