Re: Assist with Deadline?/

Theodore Latham (tedrico@hotmail.com)
Fri, 22 May 1998 03:10:37 PDT


Good response Tom! Excellent idea about a Food Stamp Advocacy Hotline 
... and may I ad, it should be televised on TV and announce on the radio 
from time to time to help promote it better to those who need it!

Regards,

Tedrico Latham

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Tom Boland <wgcp@earthlink.net> responded:
>
>
>One problem is that folks often don't know whether they qualify.  Thus 
a
>good idea is a food stamps hotline, where advocates (not Food Stamps
>workers) can advise folks on how to complete applications.
>
>Somewhere in the article, I hope that you'll say how tragic it is that 
we'd
>deny food stamps to _any_ needy person.  Not everyone has the mobility 
or
>presence of mind to get to free meals, which are few and far between in
>some communities.
>
>
>
>>Has anyone here been on foodstamps, and do you have any tips on 
getting
>>foodstamps and on using them most effectively?
>
>Economizing helps.  For instance, nonmeat sources of protein are 
cheaper
>than meat sources.  Here's a tip that's helped to stretch my food 
dollar:
>Make pancake mix from scratch, and add in some soy flower for protein.
>
>Write on, Anitra!--Tom
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