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620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs
Society & Culture  (tags: military, politics, news, poverty amongst the troos, charity, food banks, providing for our military, Food policy, government, ethics, crime, americans )

Cal
- 24 days ago - thenation.com
a new report found that the nation's food pantries serve 620,000 families with a member in the military--another troubling indication that service members battling against poverty must often rely on the generosity of our charities.
U.S. Food Banks Struggle to Meet New Demand Caused By Food Stamp Cuts
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, homeless, hunger, SNAP, food banks, government, ethics, family, children, society, politics, sadness, health )

Carrie
- 318 days ago - rawstory.com
Across the country, food banks that were already struggling to feed the millions of U.S. citizens who need nutritional assistance are now bracing for a surge in demand for help as deep cuts in the food stamp program take effect.
Holiday Train Making the Rounds
Society & Culture  (tags: society, communities, holiday, holiday train, food banks )

Dee
- 1752 days ago - capitalnews9.com
UPSTATE NEW YORK -- The holiday train is spreading holiday cheer to upstate New York as it's coming through our area this weekend. The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train visits each year.
Americans Still Giving, Despite Economic Meltdown
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, economy, poor, unemployed, charity, food banks, generosity, person helping others )

K. A.
- 2125 days ago - boston.com
As more Americans turn to charity amid worsening economic gloom, operators of food banks and other aid groups are relying on the surprisingly resilient generosity of their neighbors and finding that even when times are tough, people still give.
   

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