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Trump Administration Tightens Work Requirements for SNAP

by Laura Reiley The Washington Post December 4, 2019

The Trump administration has finalized a new rule tightening work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that could cut hundreds of thousands of people from receiving food assistance....

Trump administration proposals could cause millions to lose food stamps

by Phil McCausland NBC News December 1, 2019

Three proposed rule changes by the Trump administration could cause millions of poor people to lose access to food stamps and decrease the size of the benefit for millions more, a new study has found....

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Food Rescue app saves 235,000 pounds in first year for Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland

by Karen Connelly Rice Fresh Water November 11, 2019

The Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland’s Food Rescue app rescued 235,000 pounds of food (worth $587,500) from 42 food donors, and delivered it to 73 nonprofit agencies in Cuyahoga County helping the region’s hungry....

Farm Country Feeds America. But Just Try Buying Groceries There

by Jack Healy The New York Times November 5, 2019

An exodus of grocery stores is turning rural towns into food deserts. But some are fighting back by opening their own local markets....

WHES Loses a Key Board Member

by Margie Morris WHES November 2, 2019

LINDA CRANDALL WORTHINGTON 1932-2019   Linda Crandall Worthington, 87, of Chevy Chase, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Over her lifetime, Linda was involved with a number of organization ...

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Detroit Entrepreneurs Fight Food Insecurity With Lessons Of The Past

by Brittany Hutson WDET 101.9fm October 27, 2019

A 1968 survey found that poor inner-city Detroiters struggled to access fresh, reasonably priced food. Those battles persist today. So in one underdeveloped neighborhood, Raphael Wright and Sonya Greene are opening a bodega th...

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Our Food is Killing Too Many of Us

by Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman New York Times October 10, 2019

Improving American nutrition would make the biggest impact on our health care....

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Knowing more about money can help strengthen food security, too

by Nusaiba Mizan Green Bay Press-Gazette October 8, 2019

In Wisconsin, Catholic Charities is help those with limited incomes learn financial literacy which can help with food security....

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In Stockton, Early Clues Emerge About Impact of Guaranteed Income

by Sarah Holder City Lab October 7, 2019

Researchers in California are providing $500 per month to a selected group of low-income recipients and tracking their spending. Eight months into the 18-month program, they've found that 40% of tracked money was spent on food....

Our Food Is Killing Too Many of Us

by Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman New York Times October 4, 2019

Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and Mr. Dan Glickman, secretary o...

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