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April 3, 2012ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Roach

Hunger Is Here Results

The Second Harvest Community Food Bank in St. Joseph's food stamp challenge is over.

This was a month long challenge, where CEO, members of media and staff from the food bank was limited to living their lives like the average person on food stamps does. David Davenport, CEO of Second Harvest, said this challenge was an eye opening success because they broke down stereo types and proved what food stamps really do for people.

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Davenports partners all agreed and used words like eye-opening surprising, and a social impact to describe the experience. The participants discovered that it is possible to eat a healthy diet on food stamps, although it is much smaller than they are used to. Second harvest is currently participating in their annual giving campaign and is scheduled to be done in early May.