January 3, 2018
Filling basic needs

Asking for help was an emotional process for Felicia Love, a young mother who was visiting the Marietta Community Food Pantry for the first time in a long time. "The cupboards are bare. I need food and help for my babies," Love said, dabbing her wet cheeks. "We get assistance but after you pay the bills and everything, there's nothing left."

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December 19, 2017
LISTEN: Groups call GOP Tax Plan a "Lump of Coal" for Struggling Ohioans

Republicans are rushing to get their tax overhaul on the president's desk before Christmas - a plan that anti-poverty groups say is a generous gift for the rich and a lump of coal for those in need.

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December 2, 2017
Press Statement in Response to Passage of Senate Tax Bill

In Ohio, the average SNAP recipient – likely a child, disabled adult or senior – receives $123 to help them buy groceries. The calls for cuts to programs like these are already being made, even as the tax legislation moves toward conference committee.

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