Opinion

December 4, 2014 12:00 AM

Food banks need extra help this year

Thanks to the U.S. Congress, there will be considerably less joy during the holiday season this year for about 200,000 families in the state of Washington. They, like million others nationwide, will receive reduced benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP) – formerly known as food stamps – and be forced to rely on food banks.

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