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Nutrition Assistance Cuts Target Most Vulnerable

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as CalFresh in California, is facing cuts again. Any reduction in benefits would deal a serious blow to low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities suffering from food insecurity. In March, more than 1,000

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New Hope for the New Year

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Hope is what Javier is feeling after a long struggle to get CalFresh benefits for his family. Javier’s struggle began in June 2014. Although he was working, he wasn’t making a lot of money and his family was suffering from

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Raising Awareness About Hunger

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Our focus during Hunger Action Month is to raise awareness about hunger and the working poor. New important data via the Census Bureau annual poverty release shows that although the poverty rate may have fallen modestly in 2013, the nation

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CalFresh: The First Line of Defense Against Hunger

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The CalFresh Program (previously known as food stamps) became part of American life 50 years ago when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Food Stamp Act into law on Aug. 31, 1964. As part of the war on poverty, CalFresh

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Worlds Biggest Garage Sale

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