Presbyterian Hunger Program

The Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP) is a ministry and outreach of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) with the explicit mission to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes, a church-wide response to need and injustice to people all across the United States and around the world.

The PHP mandate includes the following project areas: (1) direct food relief by supporting local initiatives such as gardens, pantries, and community meals that foster relationships between church members and those in need; (2) development assistance by supporting rural community development, microenterprise and livelihood training, and nutrition education; (3) influencing public policy by connecting Presbyterians to organizations and movements supporting policies that allow people to move out of poverty (this includes policies like Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [SNAP] benefits, minimum wage, and ...

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