• Action Against Hunger

    We address hunger in Allegheny County at its root – economic injustice – through a focus on public policy, food access, and community power.

    • Our monthly newsletter will provide you with the latest info, events, and opportunities to help you reduce hunger in your community.
  • Food Stamps in the news: From national to regional

    As of May 2009, one in nine Americans receives SNAP benefits and the program serves over $34 million, shattering all previous records. As the number of people collecting benefits increases, news surrounding the program climbs along with it. Check out the recent media coverage listed below, starting with national publications and ending with local news, […]

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    Pennsylvania increases SNAP guidelines

    Starting July 27th, 2009, the gross income guidelines for the SNAP program (formerly the Food Stamp Program) increase to 160% of the federal poverty level. If you’ve applied for food stamps recently and have been denied because you were just over the income limit, you may be eligible now. NEW INCOME GUIDELINES (as of July […]

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