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Archives - June 2012

June 25, 2012

Food Banks Do More Than Feed The Suburban Poor

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Posted by Aaron Smullin, Public Relations Coordinator - 06/25/12, 09:40 AM

 

June 08, 2012

Proposed Changes to Food Stamps will Harm Children, Seniors, Families and Communities

There are a lot of myths circulating about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) and the people who receive assistance. It’s bad enough that these tall-tales further stigmatize the program, but now they are being used as justification for dangerous policy changes and funding cuts that would make it harder for struggling families to put food on the table.

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Posted by David Davenport, CEO - 06/08/12, 09:38 AM

 

June 06, 2012

ACTION ALERT: The Farm Bill is Moving--Call your Senators Today

This week, the Senate will take up the Farm Bill, with a final vote in the coming weeks. During this time, the Senate will consider amendments and debate the bill passed by the Senate Agriculture Committee, which contained $4.49 Billion in SNAP cuts. As a result, we have a critical window to get our message across before a final vote on the Senate floor. 

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Posted by David Davenport, CEO - 06/06/12, 09:51 AM

 
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