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Va. broadcasters plan food bank campaign

The Virginia Association of Broadcasters is launching a year-long campaign to support the state's seven regional food banks.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 04:53am EDT

Tags: Virginia Association of Broadcasters,

With less federal SNAP funding, food banks struggle to keep up

As Congress decides on how much it will fund the nation's food stamps program, a temporary increase to the program is set to expire. This month, people on the program will begin to receive less money.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 08:55pm EDT

Tags: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food stamps, Mike Murillo

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Local food banks could see demand spike if shutdown lingers

If the stalemate on Capitol Hill cuts off federal food assistance programs, area food banks could bare the brunt of feeding hungry families in the D.C. region beginning in November.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 05:02am EDT

Tags: Capital Area Food Bank, food stamps, wic, hunger, shutdown, Hank Silverberg

Food banks brace for federal cuts

House cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program are leaving a bigger impact on local food banks.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: manna food center, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, food stamps, house of representatives, Kate Ryan

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