(RNS) Remarkably, at a time when one in four Americans say they have struggled to put food on the table, Congress has chosen to slash one of the most effective anti-hunger programs in the country, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP or food stamps.
Articles tagged “hunger”
WASHINGTON (RNS) This debate is about more than simply balancing our federal budget — it’s about our values as a nation. It’s about how we treat the least of these.
(RNS) This morning, in preparation for a hunger presentation, I read through a skit that told the firsthand experiences of a rich child alongside that of a poor child. In the middle of the reading, all of a sudden, the numbness wore off.
(RNS) Many people, including Jewish Americans, have a hard time believing that Jews could be struggling to put food on the table in the U.S. But kosher food banks say they know it’s true. By Lauren Markoe.