Food Stamps

Frogtown Breakdown (Print Version): Cornerstore and the cornerstone

Read the Independent Collegian's print counterpart to the second episode of our "Frogtown Breakdown" documentary series. We take a look at the food crisis in the inner city and what can be done to solve it.

16% of Lucas County on food stamps

Sixteen percent of Lucas County are getting food stamps. The unemployment rate in Toledo is nearly 8%.

"A person living in Toledo and supporting one child would have to make at least $12.89 per hour to meet their basic expenses, according to the Living Wage Calculator, an online tool developed by a Penn State University professor that calculates living costs for various areas.

Nearly 10% of Ohio on food stamps.

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that the number of Ohioans on food stamps has doubled since 2001.

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