Archives for May, 2012

14th annual Hungerthon is June 1–4

May 24, 2012

Ozarks Food Harvest and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment’s Alice 95.5 will kick off the 14th annual Hungerthon radio-thon next Friday morning in hopes of raising $125,000 for the Backpack Program.

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Letter to the Editor: The Importance of SNAP

May 16, 2012

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP (formerly food stamps) is targeted at our most vulnerable: 76 percent of SNAP households include a child, senior or disabled person, and 85 percent have gross income at or below 100 percent of the poverty line.

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