Congressman Cohen Announces Shelby County to Receive Emergency Food and Shelter Program Funding


Date: Jan. 18, 2022
Location: Memphis, TN

Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) today announced that Shelby County will receive $445,272 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Emergency Food and Shelter Program. The funding is part of a $530 million effort to address hunger paid for by both 2021 Fiscal Year appropriations and through the American Rescue Plan that Congressman Cohen voted for last March.

Congressman Cohen made the following statement:

"This timely infusion of funding to help those in need is welcome, and I am proud and pleased to have supported the measure. The Biden administration is doing all it can to meet real needs. This investment in addressing hunger in Memphis will improve lives."