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Video: Food Stamps During World War II

A short excerpt from a World War II film produced by the Department of Agriculture. It shows the new food stamp program made available to needy persons during the war. See the video on YouTube.

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Census Bureau releases stunning news on food stamps

There was stunning news released by the U.S. Census Bureau today about child hunger.

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Ohio hard hit by SNAP cuts

The Ohio Association of Foodbanks says the state is losing ground in the fight against hunger. More than two million Ohio residents are needing help from the state’s emergency food bank system.

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Food stamp cuts taking toll on hungry Americans

As the holidays arrive, more Americans need the help of food banks. But the food banks cannot keep up with the demand.

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Tough choices face hungry families in America

What if, no matter how much you worked, you did not have enough money to pay your bills? You might then be confronted with an awful choice. Do you pay for utilities or do you pay for food?

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Hunger in America: California

Using Feeding America‘s Map the Meal Gap and other sources let’s look at hunger in each state, starting with California.

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Food stamps help in times of need

Around 30,000 people in the Cincinnati area took part in a 1940s program, which agriculture secretary Claude Wickard called “an outstanding success.” This was an early version of food stamps, now referred to as SNAP.

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