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Meet Sandy

For nearly half a century, Sandy worked as a school bus driver. Ten years ago, she started volunteering at her local food pantry.

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Meet Kemi

“I love to give back because ten years ago, I was in this situation. I had to be on food stamps, and my husband just lost his job. I just had the twins, and then we just [were] going through crisis.”

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Meet Jasodra

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Jasodra moved to the United States in the 1960’s after meeting her now-veteran husband.

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Meet Marissa

Marissa is a smart, dedicated college student and mom who depends on SNAP to help her reach her goals.

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Meet Ramona

Not even a flood can stand in the way of this Houston student keeping her family fed.

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SNAP Judgment

Bad state proposals could burden hungry families and roll back modernization efforts by a decade.

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Hunger Clock Chimes for Four Million Texans

On Nov. 1, 2013, four million Texans saw a big chunk of their monthly food budget disappear overnight when a largely unpublicized change to the federal SNAP, or food stamp program, took effect. The change was immediate and irreversible.

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