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Welfare Alert

By on 9.29.05 | 2:27PM

The Food Research and Action Center is concerned that not all those eligible for government handouts are taking them. An enormous problem indeed. Besides reasons like pride, why wouldn't folks show up for their food stamps?

There are many reasons why people who qualify don't get food stamps, the report said.

Many immigrants are eligible but face language or cultural barriers or are unaware they qualify, the group said.

Eureka! Let's create a government program to raise awareness of another government program.

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