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The Shepherd's Voice

Feb 10, 2012

Archbishop Naumann interviews Jan Lewis, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, about the Food Stamp Challenge.

The Foodstamp Challenge is a way of fasting that brings us into solidarity with the poor by eating on the same budget as those who must rely soley on food stamps to feed their families.  It starts February 19th and coincides with the beginning of Lent.

Join Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ President and CEO Jan Lewis and take the
Food Stamp Challenge to spend only $4.50 on food per person, per day.

Sunday, February 19 through Saturday, February 25
Live for one week on the average food stamp allotment - $31.50, or $4.50 per day.