Wesley Tharpe, Georgia Budget & Policy Institute, September 22, 2016. Anti-hunger advocates are among the staunchest supporters nationwide for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), a proven policy to help low-wage workers and their families get on firmer economic footing. Here in Georgia, anti-hunger nonprofits are among those helping make the case for lawmakers to enact a state-level version of the credit – the Georgia Work Credit.