Food Stamp Realities – Interactive Tools to Learn

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Think food stamps are something used only by people in far-away, poor communities?
Think again.
A handy interactive tool from Slate.com will show you just how many folks right in your own community rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE INTERACTIVE MAP OF FOOD STAMP RECIPIENTS

With Congress debating cuts to SNAP, it is more important than ever to understand just how much of an impact this program has on millions of Americans.

To learn more about SNAP truths – and to find out what commonly held beliefs are actually untrue – check out this informative list from the USDA:

https://blogs.usda.gov/2011/06/24/fact-vs-fiction-usda%E2%80%99s-supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program/

Bethany Prange    Bethany Prange is the communications coordinator at the St. Louis Area Foodbank

 

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