With Summer Child Care Costs Rising, New Survey Reveals the Sacrifices Parents Are Having to Make 

June 6, 2024 – According to a new survey from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit parent and family advocacy group that represents more than 3 million families, the cost and availability of summer child care is a major obstacle for parents as summer vacation begins across the country. When asked about challenges faced when trying to find summer child care, the …

Parent Warning: 2 Million Parents and Young Children Could Be Turned Away From WIC this Year 

If Congress Does Not Act Immediately, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children Will Face A Funding Emergency  January 17, 2024 – The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), which provides critically needed nutrition assistance for low-income families, faces a funding crisis that could soon impact parents, babies, and young children across the …

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New Survey From Parents Group Shows Domino Effect of  Student Debt as Parents Struggle to Make Ends Meet and Save For Their Children’s Future

Survey Reveals Return of Student Loan Payments Has Led to Strapped Budgets and Financial Anxiety December 4, 2023 – According to a November survey focused on how parents across the country are faring economically from ParentsTogether Action, a national family advocacy group with more than 3 million members nationwide, the resumption of student loan payments is pushing countless families to …

New Survey from National Parents Group Reveals Deepening Child Care Crisis As Costs Climb and Centers Face Closure

Data Reveals Extent of Crisis as President Biden Makes Emergency  Funding Request to Congress November 7, 2023 – According to a new ParentsTogether Action survey, the lack of access to quality, affordable child care is an issue for parents all over the country, and it continues to deepen following the September 30 expiration of federal stabilization funds that helped child care …

New Survey Finds Parents in the US Are Struggling to Feed Their Kids Amidst Rising Food Prices as Republicans in Congress Demand Major Cuts to Nutrition Assistance Programs in Debt Ceiling Fight

ParentsTogether Action Finds 64% of WIC Receipts Would Have Been Unable to Afford Infant Formula Without the Program; 52% Could Not Afford Enough Food to Feed Themselves  May 19, 2023– According to a new report from ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit 3 million member strong parent and family advocacy group, found that parents and families across the US are struggling to …

Survey Shows Parents Struggling to Feed Kids a Month After End of SNAP Benefits Boost

Widespread Difficulty Getting Food on the Table Comes as Republicans in Congress Call for Further Cuts to SNAP  April 19, 2023 – According to a new report from ParentsTogether Action Action, a nonprofit parent and family advocacy organization representing more than 3 million families, parents across the US are already struggling to feed their kids the first month after additional …

New Survey Shows Urgent Need for Paid Leave as “Tripledemic” Tore Through Families This Winter, Leaving Them in Financial Crisis

March 28, 2023 — ParentsTogether Action, a nonprofit family advocacy group with more than 3 million parent members, released a member survey of more than 500 parents about the “tripledemic” of Covid, flu, and RSV, and how illness in their families has had outsized negative effects on their income this year. The survey found that 61% of respondents said they …

Parent Advisory: If Impending Kroger-Albertson Merger is Permitted by the FTC, Grocery Prices Could Soar

The proposed grocery merger will be the largest of all time. It will likely raise grocery prices, undermine competition, and lower worker wages. March 14, 2023 — The two largest grocery chains in the United States, Kroger and Albertsons, announced their plans to merge in October 2022. This mega-deal would be the largest grocery merger in history and immediately raises …

Parent Advisory: SNAP Benefits Will Decrease in March for Millions 

SNAP Emergency Allotments – which provided households with at least $95 extra a month – will end  For nearly three years since the start of the pandemic, households that participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) have received  ‘emergency allotments’ that have provided at least $95 extra per month per household to spend on food. Following a government spending …