Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Day 1: Father John's Food Stamp Challenge Journal

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We all know what it feels like to be hungry. But do we know what it feels like to suffer from hunger? 

Right here in the District, one in eight households face a constant struggle to get food on the table. For families who qualify for Food Stamps - totaling $30 a week per person - the expense of healthful foods is often out of reach. 

To help raise awareness about the situation, Father John is taking the Food Stamp Challenge from October 9 to October 15 - trying his best to eat on only $30 a week. Please follow his journey with us here!

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We help people stretch their food budgets with a variety of programs. Know someone in need? Want to volunteer? Learn more here!
The Food Stamp Challenge is famous! Check out coverage on ABC7.
Find out more about the Challenge from DC Hunger Solutions.