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Stop the Food Stamp Cuts - Akron Vigil

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Akron Vigil
Federal Building, Main and Market street, downtown Akron

Congress approved Food Stamp cuts of $5 billion effective November 1.

More cuts proposed: $39 billion over 10 years by U.S. House, $4.1 billion over the same period by U.S. Senate.

- 1 in 6 Ohio families don’t know where their next meal will come from.
- 47 million Americans depend on Food Stamps for basic survival.
- 1.8 million Ohioans live in poverty.

Stop the Food Stamp Cuts - Cleveland Vigil

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 4:00pm

STOP THE FOOD STAMP CUTS!
Rally and March
Tuesday, December 17
Public Square (NW Quadrant - by Tom Johnson statue)
Rally: 4:00 pm
March to follow around Public Square

Congress approved Food Stamp cuts of $5 billion effective November 1.

More cuts proposed: $39 billion over 10 years by U.S. House, $4.1 billion over the same period by U.S. Senate.

- 1 in 6 Ohio families don’t know where their next meal will come from.

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