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Hunger Action Week addresses food access, nutrition in Kent County

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Several Grand Rapids-area hunger-relief organizations are coming together for Hunger Action Week, Sept. 14-20, a series of events whose mission is to educate West Michigan about the reality of local hunger and provide practical ways to get involved...

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Taking the SNAP challenge? No, thank you.

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 09-06-2013 under OPINION

This year, I was considering taking the SNAP challenge. This is where you only spend $4.50 per day for all of your food for the day, which is the same amount that people who use SNAP (Food Stamps) have to spend for their meals daily. As quickly as I...

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Double Up now on fresh fruits and vegetables

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 08-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Now you can get more fresh fruits and vegetables when you use your Bridge Card at farmers’ markets, thanks to a new program called Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB). The program matches Bridge Card (food stamps) purchases at the markets, dollar-for-...

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