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Maryland Food Bank stretched by federal cut to food assistance

April 10, 2023
Food Aisle on Supermarket

Hunger is on the rise in Maryland as a cut to food stamps and rising costs pushes more demand onto food banks and community organizations. Emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits introduced during the pandemic expired at the end of February, leaving roughly 600,000 to 700,000 Marylanders who receive food assistance short an average of $82 per month.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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