For Immediate Release June 25, 2009
Senator Mike Johanns (R-NE)
Senator John Kerry (D-MA)
Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Senator James Risch (R-ID)
This afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama visited Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C. to deliver hundreds of toys that Executive Office of the President staff donated to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign.
In addition to helping American families during tough economic times, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits provide one of the most cost-effective methods for boosting growth and jobs when the economy is weak.