Portraits of Hunger: Stories of Americans on food stamps

Portraits of Hunger: Stories of Americans on food stamps
March 26, 2012 No Comments Archives Brett

A recent PBS special on food stamps that challenges some of the common misconceptions and stereotypes people have about food stamp recipients.

 Some  facts  from the video:

-Currently 46 million Americans qualify and use food stamps.

-The typical food stamp recipient is not unemployed.

-Food stamp recipients are typically working and or over 65 years old.

Watch Portraits of Hunger on PBS. See more from Need to Know.

See the whole article here 

 

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