Myra Y. of #WitnessesToHunger Advocates for SNAP Benefits on CBS

The members of Witnesses to Hunger are adamantly opposed to proposed cuts to critical, life-saving support programs such as SNAP and housing subsidies. Myra Y. spoke with CBS news about how SNAP cuts will affect her family and why we need to advocate for more support for families like hers.


Myra Young is a nurses’ assistant who gets $100 in food stamps a month. Her son relies on Medicaid.

“I’m a working mom so it’s not like I’m welfare recipient sitting home not doing nothing,” Young told CBS News.

“My tax money pays for my food stamps and you don’t even give me enough to feed my children,” she added.

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