Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and children
Posted by Child Trends on July 16, 2018
Report highlights impact of food stamp program on children
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) assists eligible households—including millions of children—with monthly food purchases. The program has been shown to reduce food insecurity, which poses a serious threat to children’s development.
This Child Trends report summarizes the five most important facts about SNAP that impact child hunger in the United States.
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