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Delaware County, PA Response Fund

The Foundation for Delaware County (TFDC) has established a Response Fund for non-profit organizations serving Delaware County during the COVID-19 crisis. TFDC is considering three funding priority levels: (1) Front Line Grants: funding for community-based nonprofits that have increased demand for services due to COVID-19. These nonprofits have deep roots in community and a strong track-record serving people who are immediately and disproportionately suffering from this crisis. Examples of the types of nonprofits in most need: community-based health clinics, food pantries, organizations that support seniors, meal delivery programs, homelessness programs. (2) Service-Challenged Grants: funding for nonprofits… Read more Delaware County, PA Response Fund

HELP: MLP Weighs in on SNAP Proposed Rule

On October 3, 2019, the Food and Nutrition Service published a proposed rule, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances, that will have detrimental impacts on low-income families across the country. HELP: MLP strongly opposes this proposed rule and urges that the Administration withdraw it. In addition to the suffering and hardship that would result from taking away basic food assistance from 19% of SNAP households nationwide, it would have a very dangerous impact on the health and well-being of many pregnant women, parents,… Read more HELP: MLP Weighs in on SNAP Proposed Rule