SNAP

WFAEats
12:17 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Bridging The SNAP Gap With “March Match-ness”

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 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), 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.

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Local News
9:09 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Food Stamp Delays As NC Counties Move To Online System

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.  But manually entering all that data has caused backlogs and many people are seeing delays in receiving food stamps.  That’s made it tough on those people and the food pantries that are stepping up to fill in the gap. 


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