Gillibrand wants $1.4B for food assistance to help low income kids, new moms
Nearly two million low-income children and pregnant and postpartum women across the nation could be left without food assistance.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has addressed a funding shortfall directly affecting this problem.
Gillibrand is calling for $1.4 billion in federal funding for the special nutrition program for women, infants and children.
The service provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and other services.
Learn more about why Gillibrand said getting this funding is so important by watching the video.