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Earning more income should always be a step forward for working families as they strive for economic independence. A new report from Children's HealthWatch, Making SNAP Work for Families Leaving Poverty, shows that for Philadelphia families that is not always the case. 


Fifty years ago America found it utterly appalling that hunger existed in our country – so horrific that people came together and legislators reached across the aisle to do something about it.  To mark this important anniversary, on October 30th community members, advocates, and organi


The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted Mariana Chilton in a article discussing the deep poverty that exists in Philadelphia.


Witnesses to Hunger recently held an exhibit of their photographs in New Haven, Connecticut, including pictures from three New Haven residents.  Fox CT interviewed one of the New Haven Witnesses to Hunger for a recent news segment.


Philadelphia, September 16, 2014 – Today the Census Bureau released data on income, poverty, and health insurance for 2013.  The data show that poverty continues to impact communities, families and children throughout the country. 



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