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Thoughts about the CalFresh Challenge


Below is a final update from Suzanne Willis, Second Harvest’s Development and Marketing Officer, after finishing her  5-day CalFresh Challenge. You can read her previous blogs here: Day One and Day Four. The five days of my CalFresh Challenge are over and I have

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CalFresh Challenge: Day Six


Yaceth Virgen My perspective changed about the decisions that low-income Americans facing hunger must make. After living on a limited food budget this week, making the right choices about food costs wasn’t the only issue affecting my family. When my

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CalFresh Challenge: Day Five


Yaceth Virgen Today was the first time I went grocery shopping since the Challenge started. The first time I had spent $43.00 and this time I just purchased items that would complete a meal. I spent only $9.99 on four

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CalFresh Challenge: Day Three


Yaceth Virgen Having my SNAP Challenge experience shared with my household has been somewhat of a challenge. We haven’t gone back to the grocery store from our first day; we have been maintaining our meals on the $43.00 we spent.

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