food assistance

9:39 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

Ottawa County agencies prepare to help with cuts in food assistance

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Cuts in Supplemental Nutrition Aid Program (SNAP) benefits will be felt soon
Four times each year, Ottawa County Community Action Agency coordinates a federal government surplus food giveaway to low-income families.
10:19 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Food stamp cuts to hit Michigan on Friday

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Number of Michigan residents on food assistance skyrocketed between 2003 and 2013
More than 1.7 million Michigan residents, including 70,000 veterans, will see cuts in their monthly food stamp benefits Friday as a provision of the 2009 federal stimulus package comes to an end.