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MEALS ON WHEELS AMERICA AND NANASP CALL ON CONGRESS TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR OLDER AMERICANS ACT NUTRITION PROGRAMS

Oct 15, 2015

On October 15, Meals on Wheels America and the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) sent a letter to Congressional Leadership and all Members of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to urge support a total funding level of $821 million for Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs in any final FY 2016 appropriations agreement. This is the level of funding approved by the House Committee on Appropriations. In addition, the two organizations called for an increase of $5 million for Title VI Native American Nutrition Programs. Read the full letter here.