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The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP, provides assistance to more than more than 400,000 people in North Texas. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Less Money In The Pot For Families On Food Stamps

Starting November first, people enrolled in the government’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, commonly known as food stamps, will see a reduction in monthly benefits.

10/31/2013

Frisco food pantry

Community Joins Forces For Big Food Pantry Donation

The Frisco Family Services Food Pantry fell on hard times during the federal government shutdown. But a resident reached out to family, friends, neighbors, and local businesses to put together a “little” food drive that soon exceeded expectations.

CBSDFW.COM–10/29/2013

Hostess Twinkies. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bringing Twinkies Back

Diners with a penchant for corn syrup, sugar, beef fat and a slew of other ingredients in Twinkies, can look forward to the popular snack cakes return this summer.

06/23/2013

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North Texas Congressman Takes Challenge Of Eating On $4.50 A Day

A North Texas Congressman has been going hungry in Washington, D.C. Marc Veasey, who represents parts of Dallas and Tarrant Counties, has only been eating on the amount of money allowed through the SNAP food assistance program.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2013

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Frisco Non-Profit Fights Hunger, Homelessness In Collin County

Collin County has seen some of the most spectacular economic growth in North Texas, but the affluence in Frisco is not universal as many believe.

KRLD–06/10/2013

Dallas' Main Post Office (Jay Gormley/CBSDFW)

U.S. Postal Service Looks To ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

The U.S. Postal Service is holding the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Find out how you can help out.

05/10/2013

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Think Orange To Fight Hunger

The North Texas Food Bank rolls out a new campaign and hosts a sorting party to celebrate 30 years of service.

CBS 11–09/06/2012

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Two North Texas Companies Pitch In To Help Feed The Hungry

Texas Motor Speedway and Dean Foods encouraged their employees to serve the community Wednesday at two area food banks and the ripple effect will feed the hungry for months to come.

08/22/2012

An elderly woman eats a free meal. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

More Older Texans Seek Food Stamp Help

More older Texans apparently struggling to make ends meet have been turning to food stamps. According to reports published Monday, the state’s fastest-growing group receiving food stamps is those ages 60 to 64.

07/16/2012

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North Texas Food Bank $1 Million Short Of Fundraising Goal

The fiscal year for the North Texas Food Bank is near and the organization says while there’s plenty to celebrate they are still $1,000,000 short of their fundraising goal.

06/18/2012

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Web Coupon Redemptions Feeding Hungry North Texans

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, one in six Americans will go to bed hungry tonight. Now a Plano-based company is working to change that and claims to have the solution to fighting hunger in America.

06/11/2012

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Hunger In Texas The Topic For State Lawmakers

Researchers and lawmakers refer to it as Food Insecurity or availability of food in areas and one’s access to it. In Austin today lawmakers are trying to break down why there are food shortages across the state and find ways to solve the problem.

05/22/2012

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