Ohio Association of Foodbanks

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11:31 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Tough Winter For Low Income Ohioans

Yesterday's brief but intense snowfall served as a reminder for people who work with low-income Ohioans that this winter has been especially hard. 

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10:07 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Work Begins To Set Up Summer Food Programs For Kids

Lawmakers, food bank and school representatives and other stakeholders met in Grove City this week to discuss ways to increase participation in the summer food service program, which provides meals to children from low-income families.

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10:03 am
Wed February 12, 2014

Snow Days Mean Kids Go Without Free/Reduced Meals

There is another serious problem caused by the snow that may go overlooked.

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12:32 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Friday's Food Stamp Cuts Impact Nearly 2 Million Ohioans

More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps, including 1.8 million Ohioans, will see their benefits reduced starting Friday.

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11:44 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Kasich Approves Emergency Funding For Food Banks

While Congress continues fighting over cuts to the food stamp program, Ohio food banks are getting money from state government.

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7:12 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Preparing For Implementation Of Health Navigators

The federal health care marketplace is scheduled to open on October 1st. And Ohio organizations are busy preparing.

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11:40 am
Fri September 6, 2013

One In Six Ohioans Facing Food Insecurity

New data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows low-income Ohioans continue to have problems feeding themselves and their families.

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6:25 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Impact Of Food Stamp Cuts

Nearly 2 million poor Ohioans rely on food stamps to make ends meet.

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7:26 am
Thu June 6, 2013

No Extra Foodbank Money In Senate Budget Bill

Foodbanks might lose the money Ohio House lawmakers put in their version of the state budget bill.

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6:55 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Sequestration Hits Summer Meal Program Workers

The fallout from the Federal sequestration cuts continues.

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7:29 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Kasich Asks Foodbanks To Help With Medicaid Expansion

Ohio Governor John Kasich is asking supporters of the state's food banks to help him convince his fellow Republicans in the Legislature to extend Medicaid coverage.

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12:27 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

Governor Approves Additional Money For Foodbanks

For the second straight year, Ohio Governor John Kasich has authorized an additional 1-million dollar appropriation for the Ohio Association of Foodbanks to meet a growing demand.

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9:40 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Ohio Ranks 11th For Food Insecurity

A new report shows one in six Ohioans worry about going hungry.

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