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Food Stamp Cuts Force Retail Changes

Pantry Supply
Food pantries say demand for emergency food will rise when food stamp cuts take effect. But, some grocers may respond with targeted price cuts.
October 31, 2013

Beginning Friday grocers, discount, and convenience stores face a tougher sell to some low-income customers. The retailers are preparing for customers facing cuts in food stamp benefits.

Feed Ohio Effort Aimed At Reducing Federal Food Program Cuts

Ohio's largest resonse to hunger
Ohio Association of Food Banks is working with the Governor's Office to raise awareness and money to help fight hunger.
August 29, 2013

A statewide effort underway called Feed Ohio is aimed at reducing potential cuts to a federal program that serves about 850,000 Ohioans.

Food Assistance Recipients Brace For Cuts

Gail Kirk
Gail Kirk (foreground) waits for her number to be called. Kirk is at the Lutheran Food Pantry on S. Champion Ave. Kirk is one of thousands of Ohioans who will see a cut in food assistance this fall.
8, 2013

Ohioans who receive food stamps can expect fewer dollars this fall. The cuts are a result of the end of a federal program.