The above chart from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities details the level of SNAP benefit cuts that low-incomd families can expect coming this winter, with downstream economic consequences for food retailers.
Bill O'Reilly: "The Obama Administration Is Encouraging Parasites To Come Out And, Y'know, Take As Much As They Can Want With No Remorse"
Fox News promised to continue highlighting segments from its report, "The Great Food Stamp Binge," an hour-long attempt to characterize SNAP recipients as freeloaders. The report is a tour de force of half-truths, distortions, and outright lies. To view our response and point-by-point rebuttal click here.
According to a new report by the USDA, the real value of SNAP declined from 2009 – 2011, and food insecurity increased, due to inflation. As a result, individuals and families receiving SNAP have further reduced purchasing power.
It Pays to Eat Healthy – 500 Game Tickets to Reward Kids for Making Healthy Choices
The New York City Coalition Against Hunger along with partners - the New York Yankees, the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council, Share Our Strength, NYC Parks and NYC School Food – has been working to raise awareness of the City’s FREE Summer Meals program. Last week, New York Yankee legend Mickey Rivers announced that the Yankees have donated 500 game tickets to continue efforts to get the word out about the availability of FREE meals.
Thanks to Greg Kaufmann at The Nation for focusing on how the Farm Bill passed by the House last week - with no SNAP provision - will devastate millions of hungry Americans. Read the full article below.