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CalFresh Coordinators Convene in Capitol


As many Santa Cruz County residents struggled to make ends meet in 2010, an estimated $47.5 million in benefits designed to increase their food purchasing power never arrived. Those are the additional funds that low-income county residents would have received if

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Food Stamps: A True Safety Net


They are the family behind you in line at Safeway, or the senior buying greens at the farmers’ market.  They are one of the 15% of Americans on SNAP, the federal nutrition program formerly known as food stamps. SNAP, or

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Anti-Hunger Advocates Call for Action in Sacramento

The California Hunger Action Coalition (CHAC) and anti-hunger advocates from across the state traveled to Sacramento on May 17th to educate our legislators and senators about the issue of hunger and advocate for anti-hunger legislation. A group of over twenty people from the Central Coast made the journey. Just one week later, on June 1st, [...]

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