Food Stamps

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced that Food and Nutrition Services recipients will see a temporary increase in the amount of benefits they receive. This increase is part of the federal Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020. “We know that COVID has created additional hardships and increased food insecurity for children […]

Starting this summer, North Carolina food stamp recipients will be required to prove that they are either volunteering, working or taking classes for 20 hours a week in order to receive benefits. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! It’s actually a federal requirement for people under age 50 without children, but it was suspended in 2008 […]

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The Senate voted 68-32 on Tuesday to slash food stamps for 850,000 households across the nation, resulting in an average $90 per month loss in…

WASHINGTON — Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they…

When the Great Recession hit, food stamps were one of the ways the federal government tried to help struggling families keep their heads above water.…

VIA: CNN.COM The use of food stamps has increased dramatically in the U.S., as the federal government ramps up basic assistance to meet the demands of an increasingly desperate population. The number of food stamp recipients increased 16% over last year. This means that 14% of the population is now living on food stamps. That’s […]