SNAP http://wfae.org en Bridging The SNAP Gap With “March Match-ness” http://wfae.org/post/bridging-snap-gap-march-match-ness <p>Do you know what it is like to be hungry? Or to make food choices on a very limited budget? More than 47 million Americans are on some form of nutrition assistance, most likely via the <a href="http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap">Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP</a>), formerly called food stamps. SNAP has recently experienced deep cuts in funding, pulling the rug out from under some of the most vulnerable members of our community.</p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:17:58 +0000 Lynn Caldwell 46608 at http://wfae.org Bridging The SNAP Gap With “March Match-ness” Food Stamp Delays As NC Counties Move To Online System http://wfae.org/post/food-stamp-delays-nc-counties-move-online-system <p>North Carolina counties are in the midst of converting to an online system that should make it easier in the long run to apply for all kinds of assistance through the state.&nbsp; But manually entering all that data has caused backlogs and many people are seeing delays in receiving food stamps.&nbsp; That’s made it tough on those people and the food pantries that are stepping up to fill in the gap.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:09:25 +0000 Lisa Miller 29837 at http://wfae.org