Lowcountry Food Bank

Advocacy Action Center

February 6, 2014: The Senate voted 68-32 in favor of passing the Farm Bill. The president is expected to sign the Farm Bill into law tomorrow at a ceremony in Michigan. the bill will cut $8.55 billion from SNAP (food stamps) and increase TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) by $205 million.

February 4, 2014: From the Food Research and Action Center: Farm Bill Means Less Food for Struggling Households


December 10, 2013: Homelessness, Hunger Still an Issue in Charleston via the Post and Courier

November 8, 2013: New York Times interviews LCFB partner agency client and publishes, "Cut in food stamps forces hard choices on poor"


November 1, 2013: Food Stamp Cuts to Kick in For South Carolina

October 2, 2013: LCFB President and CEO sends letter to the editor in regards to proposed SNAP cuts

June 11, 2013: LCFB sends letter to Congressman and Senators asking for SNAP support

May 7, 2013: Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell declares May 16th Sustaining our Seniors Day

Ongoing: Tell Congress to Protect Anti-hunger Programs

Ongoing: 5 things you need to know about threats to SNAP Benefits

Advocacy Action Center

February 6, 2014: The Senate voted 68-32 in favor of passing the Farm Bill. The president is expected to sign the Farm Bill into law tomorrow at a ceremony in Michigan. the bill will cut $8.55 billion from SNAP (food stamps) and increase TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) by $205 million.

February 4, 2014: From the Food Research and Action Center: Farm Bill Means Less Food for Struggling Households


December 10, 2013: Homelessness, Hunger Still an Issue in Charleston via the Post and Courier

November 8, 2013: New York Times interviews LCFB partner agency client and publishes, "Cut in food stamps forces hard choices on poor"


November 1, 2013: Food Stamp Cuts to Kick in For South Carolina

October 2, 2013: LCFB President and CEO sends letter to the editor in regards to proposed SNAP cuts

June 11, 2013: LCFB sends letter to Congressman and Senators asking for SNAP support

May 7, 2013: Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell declares May 16th Sustaining our Seniors Day

Ongoing: Tell Congress to Protect Anti-hunger Programs

Ongoing: 5 things you need to know about threats to SNAP Benefits

Children at Risk of Hunger in Every County

More than 1,000 counties in our nation have more than one in four children at risk of hunger. Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap study shows that children struggle with hunger throughout our country.  See what South Carolina's face of hunger looks like by learning more!!

Take Action

Together we can end hunger! Each day the LCFB advocates on behalf of the 220,000 families, children and elderly we serve throughout our 10 county service area. We need your help!  Feeding America's Hunger Action Center is a great way to get involved and please click here for the latest local and statewide efforts.

LCFB Offers SNAP Enrollment Assistance 

The Lowcountry Food Bank is proud to be an affiliate of the Benefit Bank of South Carolina! Our on-site Benefit Bank Counselors assist families with SNAP enrollment and many other federal programs.  To make an appointment and learn more, click here.