April 18, 2018
LISTEN: Historic Changes to SNAP Could Mean More Hunger in Ohio

"Let me be clear," said Lisa Hamler-Fugitt. "The current bill as it stands will increase hunger and contribute to escalating health care costs instead of maintaining our country's long-term commitment to providing hunger relief and working to prevent hunger and food insecurity."

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April 12, 2018
Press Statement: House Farm Bill Proposal Undermines Effective, National Response to Hunger

"The Farm Bill impacts everything from how our food is grown to who can afford to purchase it. The recently released partisan 2018 House Farm Bill proposal undermines access to basic nutrition assistance for people living on the margins. Instead of maintaining our country's long-term commitment to preventing hunger and ensuring access to basic groceries when our fellow Americans fall on hard times, it kicks older workers and families with children to the curb."

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March 12, 2018
LISTEN: Celebrating Service in Ohio during AmeriCorps Week

Caitlin Ballinger is the AmeriCorps VISTA Leader at the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. She said through their service, members get a firsthand look at how nonprofits help struggling Ohioans. "Our program has people working in everything from food to finance to continuing education." Members are paid a modest monthly stipend during their 12 months of service, and then receive a cash or educational award when their term ends.

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