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Hunger Solutions Says Hunger is Prevalent

November 8th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Six dollars a day per person…  If you are receiving SNAP Benefits in Maryland, that’s the amount you have to spend on food. A recent Maryland Hunger Solutions report shows that Allegany County averages over 15,000 residents using SNAP benefits monthly – almost 25% of the population. In March, the pandemic levels of SNAP benefits ended, cutting the amount families received on a monthly basis.