Could You Feed Yourself on $23.00 a Week? The Food Stamp Challenge has People Counting Their Pennies

May 4, 2012

People from across the buckeye state are finding out what it’s really like to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. The Food Stamp Challenge; sponsored by the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies asks participants to feed themselves for week on the equivalent of the average food stamp recipient gets, which is about twenty three dollars .Executive Director Phil Cole explained how the challenge works to  WNKU’s Matt Kelley. ( get more information at or follow individual blogs at ).