Monday, December 14, 2009

Are Food Stamps Enough?

Will the food stamp program be able to meet the rising demand? On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation about food stamps. More Americans than ever -- one in eight -- depends on food stamps to meet their basic food needs. How does the program work? And who qualifies? Join us live at 11 or drop us an email at What can (and can't) you buy with food stamps? If you've hit hard times, how do you know if you qualify? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Jessica Bartholow, director of Programs at California Association of Food Banks

Mark R. Rank, Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at Washington University in St. Louis

Leo O'Farrell, food stamp program manager for the San Francisco County Department of Human Services

Click to Listen: Are Food Stamps Enough?