Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

(A truck from the Food Bank of South Jersey.  File photo)

Area Families, Food Banks Dealing With Cuts In Federal Hunger Benefits

The federal “SNAP” program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is getting less money because a temporary increase in funding, part of the 2009 stimulus plan, is expiring.

11/01/2013

(File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Cuts In Federal Food Assistance Start Friday; More Cuts On The Horizon

Jay, his wife, and their baby receive $180 per month in “SNAP” benefits, but that is about to drop to $150 per month.

10/28/2013

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Not A Holiday For Everyone

While many of us are giving thanks for an abundance of food and opportunity, we must remember those less fortunate. Informed citizens must encourage legislators to deal with poverty issues.

11/23/2011

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