Category: Food Stamps

Single Parents in Numbers

Tired of the continuing dependency of using the myth of the welfare queen by politicians to justify cuts to necessary services?  Tired of seeing single parents portrayed as villains and the scourge of society in the media? Here are some statistics you can use to back up your argument when finding it necessary to defend…
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WV DHHR Replaces Food Stamps for Families Effected by the Storm

WV Department of Health and Human Resources has issued a notice to all families in West Virginia receiving SNAP (food stamps) that lost food due to the recent storms.  Anyone currently receiving food stamps that lost food can apply for replacement food stamps by filling out a form explaining the value of the food lost and the reason it…
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1-866-3-HUNGRY

The National Hunger Hotline – 1-866-3-HUNGRY – provides crucial assistance to Americans across the country in need of food assistance. The Hotline connects individuals in need to emergency food in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services. In addition to assisting individuals in need, the Hotline also fields hundreds of calls from organizations,…
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TANF Cases Continue to Decrease while Food Stamp Caseload Increases

More signs that the safety net no longer exists for poor families. While TANF cases are decreasing food stamp cases are increasing.  Accroding to the latest report from Legal Momentum –  since the recession began in Dec. 2007,  TANF cases have only increased 11% while food stamp cases have increased 55%. Temporary Assistance to Need…
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