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Bridging the Gap Between Summer & Hunger

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Linda Novick O'Keefe

When we think about summer, many of us think about baseball games, BBQs and family vacations. For some families, summer can also be a time of uncertainty and hunger. Feeding and taking care of the people that need help in our own country, in our own communities, has always been important to me.

Kevin Short

How Big Banks Swipe Millions From Welfare Recipients

HuffingtonPost.com | Kevin Short | Posted 04.04.2014 | Business

Dominique Hudson is fed up with giving Wells Fargo her bus money. Each month, the 18-year-old from Oakland, Calif., pays the bank about $12 in ATM ...

GOP Senator Wants Food Stamp Recipients To Show Photo ID To Buy Food

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on Wednesday introduced legislation to require food stamp recipients to produce a valid photo ID every time they purchase fo...

Janell Ross

For Families On Welfare, Few Protections From Theft And Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

On a fall day in October 2009, Evelyn Carpio's wallet never left her side. Yet criminals somehow managed to steal $720 from the card Carpio's fam...

Conservatives Respond To Welfare Parody Video

Andrew Reilly | Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

Editor's Note: A YouTube spokesperson had this to say regarding the removal of the "My EBT" video All videos uploaded to YouTube must comply with o...

Ed Murrieta, Former Food Critic, Lives Off Food Stamps

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Once a food critic with a monthly expense account that allowed him to restaurant hop, Ed Murrieta now finds himself unemployed and living off food sta...

More Retailers Accepting Food Stamps

usatoday.com | By Jayne O'Donnell and Rachel Huggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

More retailers are accepting food stamps, as a record number of consumers are turning to government aid to pay for groceries. Nearly 39 million peopl...