Urging our nation's leaders to end hunger
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This article originally appeared in the January 2010 Newsletter.

Urge your members of Congress to protect and strengthen key tax credits that can make a big difference for low-income workers and their families.

Points to make:

  • The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) alone lifts more than 5 million Americans annually above the poverty line, including 2.6 million children.
  • The EITC, the Child Tax Credit, and other measures are effective, but more must be done. In 2008, nearly one in four children lived in a family struggling to put food on the table.

Sen. __________
U.S. Senate
Washington, DC 20510

Rep. __________
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

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