Mini-Marts and SNAP

MEDFORD, Ore. — Starting Friday, food stamp benefits will be cut. More than 47 million people currently receive food stamps. These cuts are the result of an expiration of a provision in the 2009 stimulus. As those reductions take effect, the options that people can buy with food stamps can be limited. The state of … Continue reading »

Oregon Hunger Rate Improving

MEDFORD, Ore. – Oregon is seeing a slight improvement in the number of people needing food assistance state-wide, but food pantries in Jackson County say it’s not a trend in our area. The Salvation Army had a record high number of people in August needing food help, but statewide, numbers seem to be improving because … Continue reading »