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3:38 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Fill A Bowl For Manna This Weekend

De De Flounlacker, Executive Director of Manna Food Pantries shows off a couple of the bowls available during this weekend's Fill A Bowl for Manna event.
Credit Bob Barrett / WUWF News

Manna Food Pantries will be serving up its seventh annual Fill A Bowl for Manna event this weekend.  The weather will be getting chilly again towards the end of the week, which means it's a great time to think about soup. 

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Change in Food Stamp Benefits
11:35 am
Fri November 1, 2013

SNAP Benefits to Be Cut

Credit USDA

As of Friday, November 1st, more than three and a half million food stamp recipients in Florida will see a reduction in that benefit. The initial reduction in SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, comes with the end of the federal stimulus spending package which was passed in 2009 to boost the economy during the Great Recession.

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SNAP Benefits Cut
2:32 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Food stamps to be reduced

As of Friday, November 1st, more than three and a half million food stamp recipients in Florida will see a reduction in that benefit. The initial reduction in SNAP -- the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – comes with the end of the federal stimulus spending package. That was passed in 2009 to boost the economy during the Great Recession.

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