November 24, 2015
Opinion from Lisa Hamler-Fugitt in the Akron-Beacon Journal: EITC and CTC boost work, fight poverty

"[Ohio families] go to work each day, save every penny they can, and the numbers still don't add up to cover basic needs for their families. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) are two tax credits that work to help solve exactly this problem. We are counting on Congress to help working Americans this year by making key provisions of both credits permanent."

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November 15, 2015
Cooper Farms Donate to Ohio Foodbanks

"This generous donation from Cooper Farms is an incredible testament to the vital role our local farmers, growers and producers play in making sure everyone has access to nutritious food," said Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. Cooper Farms presented a donation of 5,258 lbs. of meat, on behalf of Ohio legislators, to the Ohio Association of Foodbanks.

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November 9, 2015
LISTEN: Bill Aims to Remove Barriers to Food for Ohio Children

"Ohio's U.S. senators are reaching across the aisle to back a federal bill that would remove barriers to summer feeding programs for Ohio's children. The legislation would empower nonprofit, faith-based and community-based organizations with the ability to distribute meals through a version of an electronic benefits card, and a meals on wheels type program."

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