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9:31 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Homeless Shelter Sees Jump in Demand for Food From Needy Families

Credit Don Rush

There may be a respite from the winter cold, but the homeless shelter in West Ocean City, Diakonia, is seeing a rapid rise in the demand for food from needy families. The uptick comes just as congress approved the Farm Bill with an $8.7 billion cut in food stamps. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush talked with Diakonia's executive director Claudia Nagle about the rise in demand for food.

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