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DMARC Food Pantry Network Breaks August Record

The Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) Food Pantry Network assisted 20,203 people in August 2022, a new record for the month, and an 86% increase over August 2021. Nearly 2,000 people used a DMARC food pantry for the first time ever, one of the highest numbers of new individuals in a single month for DMARC. In August, nearly 2,000 people used a DMARC food pantry for the first time ever. Emergency Allotments for SNAP ended in Iowa in April and the average monthly SNAP benefits for households dropped by more than $200. “Emergency Allotments for SNAP ended in Iowa in April and the average monthly SNAP benefit for households dropped by ...