Posts Tagged ‘Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’

Rabbi Ariana Silverman speaks at the June 21 event about the Farm Bill.

Hungry For Justice

Rob Streit JN Intern Faith leaders meet to voice support for SNAP benefits. People have a right to eat. That was what an interfaith group of spiritual leaders who met at Greater Baptist Church in Detroit on June 14 said, as they called on Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., to support SNAP benefits in the Farm…

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food for food stamp challenge for SNAP

20 Million Pounds And Still Counting…

Twenty-eight years ago, Yad Ezra, Michigan’s only kosher food pantry, opened its doors to provide free supplemental groceries to low-income Jewish families living in southeast Michigan. At that time, it was difficult to convince people in our community that there were Jewish families who were so vulnerable they couldn’t provide the most basic of necessities…

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