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Polar Vortex’s return chilling prospect for hunger

An Arctic blast is going to hit the United States next week, sending temperatures plummeting. What does this mean for hungry families?

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Polar Vortex and Food Stamp Cuts Create Perfect Storm of Hunger

The freezing temperatures across the country mean higher heating costs for everyone. Many low-income families are struggling with this increase in prices. They are already under the strain of trying to afford food.

Last year 47 million hungry Americans lost food stamp benefits, and Congress may be bringing more cuts to the table. Needy families are placed in the awful situation of having to choose between heat or food.

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