Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Video: The Real Cost of SNAP Cuts

Congress is considering cutting future food stamps benefits for Texas families to fund a child nutrition bill -- robbing Peter to feed Peter's kids!

The cut will roll back a 13% increase to the program enacted in last year's stimulus bill. This short video shows the real-life impact of those cuts:

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The photos show the average daily food stamps benefit for a Texas family of four ($16.65), and the effect of the cut. The final photo shows the food that will be taken away from hungry families EACH DAY following the cut.

YOU can still make a difference! Tell Congress to pass a child nutrition bill, now or in the lame duck session, that doesn't cut food stamps!

Monday, September 27, 2010