Laurie from St Petersburg, FL

Faces of the Federal Budget

We tried years ago to get food stamps because we were struggling to pay our bills and to buy food. It’s hard. When you’re only making so much money – both of us working – and they always said, “you make too much money.” We were always in between. We make too much money to receive [SNAP] but we make too little money to get a loan. We were always on that between line. So it was hard for us to get food stamps. And we tried. We said, “we have two children, and we want to have food on the table for them.” It’s hard.

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