August 1, 2018
16.2 Percent of Households in Ohio Struggle to Afford Enough Food

Columbus, Ohio, August 1, 2018 — Despite an improving economy, 16.2 percent of households in Ohio reported that they struggled to buy enough food for themselves and their families during 2016–2017, according to a new report released by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC, a national anti-hunger advocacy group).

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June 28, 2018
Senate Farm Bill Passes with Wide Bipartisan Vote of 86 to 11 - Senator Brown and Senator Portman demonstrated true bipartisanship

The Ohio Association of Foodbanks, our 12 Feeding America Foodbanks, 3,300 member charities and the 2 million Ohioans we serve commend and thank Senators Brown and Portman for supporting the Senate farm bill and rejecting an amendment that would have taken away food assistance from many Ohioans and imposed burdensome requirements on SNAP participants and our state.

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June 21, 2018
Press Statement: House Farm Bill Would Increase Food Insecurity, Unlike Bipartisan Senate Bill

"The House farm bill passed today is a betrayal of the longstanding, bipartisan commitment our country has made for decades to ensure all Americans have access to adequate nutrition. Along with the nearly 1.4 million Ohioans who use SNAP to put basic groceries on the table - including children, seniors, working families and people living with disabilities - we turn to the Senate to do better."

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