Georgia Food Banks Gear Up for Summertime Demand a Year After Pandemic Food Stamp Benefits Ended

Since last summer, thousands of Georgians have turned to food banks, kitchens and shelters in order to make up for the loss of extra federal food stamp benefits that kept them from going hungry during the worst of the pandemic.

As inflation has pushed up prices on food and other necessities, the pandemic-era SNAP assistance for Georgians was expected to drop by about $120 million, according to the left-leaning Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.

Read the full story in the Georgia Recorder.

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