Food Stamps

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp program, provides food-purchasing assistance for low- and no-income people living in the U.S. It is a federal aid program, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, under the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Administration, though benefits are distributed by each U.S. state's Division of Social Services or Children and Family Services.SNAP is the largest nutrition assistance program and is estimated to have served more than 40 million low income Americans per year in recent years.
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  • Is Amazon’s Prime discount for low-income families a boon or a bane?

    … Earlier this week, online retail giant Amazon announced they will be offering a discounted fee for their Prime service to low-income families that are on government food assistance. Prime is usually $99 per year, or $10.99 a month. With that service, Prime members receive unlimited free shipping, faster shipping, and access to Amazon’s streaming…

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