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2005/12/20

Americans Needed More Food, Shelter

@ 12:14 AM (101 months, 17 days ago)

The U.S. Conference of Mayors released a report which showed that last year, the number of requests for emergency food and shelter grew.  The data reported was for the period of November 1, 2004 to October 31, 2005. 

The number of Americans requesting food assistance grew by 12% over the last year, while requests for shelter grew by 6%.

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