CEP allows over 100 Philadelphia area schools to offer free meals
By William Shamlin III
Beginning this week, neighborhood convenience stores will have to pay a price to accept food stamps
By Cherri Gregg
Beginning this week, neighborhood convenience stores will have to pay a price to accept food stamps, thanks to new federal regulations that went into effect last month.
For ten years, the federal government has footed the bill on the swipe-card machines that mom-and-pop grocers use to accept electronic food stamps. But not anymore.
A little-noticed change in federal law may hurt small neighborhood grocery stores and their customers who use SNAP
Philadelphia's poverty rate remains the highest among the nation's ten largest cities, despite dipping slightly to 26.3 percent.
By Alfred Lubrano
Thanks to the Community Eligibility Provision, more students in Pennsylvania will receive free meals this school year
High rates of hunger persisted in the United States in 2013, with 49 million Americans unable to consistently eat nutritious food.
By Alfred Lubrano
A nationwide study released today by the nonprofit group Feeding America reveals that in the daily scramble for food, about 1 in 7 Americans now rely on local aid programs.
By Andrea Stone
People in need who walk into a new kind of food pantry in Philadelphia are walking out with bags full of food they can be sure will be good for their families.
By Tom Joseph
Thousands of students are provided meals during the school year, but most don't know they can receive the same thing during summer break.
Thousands of students are provided meals during the school year, but most don't know they can receive the same thing during summer break. For more information, call the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger at 1-855-252-MEAL.
By NBC10.com - Katy Zachry
Attacks on food stamps for being full of waste and fraud are fairly commonplace, but it's completely factually incorrect.
By Dylan Matthews