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L.A. County's needy residents urged to apply for food stamps

Apr 26, 2011 10:32:41 PM- latimes.com
More than 1.7 million county residents were at risk of hunger in 2009. An outreach campaign and an online application are aimed at boosting the number of those who get food stamps.

With many families struggling to feed themselves, Los Angeles County officials announced new efforts Tuesday to encourage eligible residents to apply for federal nutrition benefits.