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A just and fair farm bill

The 2013 Farm Bill Needs Your Involvement Take Action! Our Goal: A Just and Fair Farm Bill Sheila Gilbert, National President of the Society of dePaul USA writes, Dear Vincentians, As Congress begins to debate the 2013 Farm Bill, the National Council of the U.S....

Catholic Bishops on massive food cuts

Catholic bishops have asked the U.S. House of Representatives to reject $40 billion in proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program. “Adequate and nutritious food is a fundamental human right and a...

SNAP Alumni – Where are they?

What good is SNAP? The SNAP Alumni project champions successful Americans — citizens who once received food stamps and are now leaders in the arts, government, business, sports and education. With a temporary lift from this government program that continues to help...

SVDP President – prayer and collaboration

Several weeks ago, I alerted you to the fact that members of Congress would be in recess between August 5 and September 9.  Since we are in the midst of that recess, I am again asking that you use this time for prayer, collaboration, and personal contact with your...

Two issues facing “the least among us”

In the spirit of the above feature about the CAPWIZ tool of the Society of St. Vncent de Paul give voice to those who have no lobby and  reflect on these two CAPWIZ Alerts from the National Council of SVdP. 1. Capwiz Alert from the National President of the Society of...

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