Friday, May 12, 2017
Struggle Worsens for Food Insecure Americans
Ironically, the group says in a new report, many of these families actually now earn too much to qualify for federal nutrition programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known widely as food stamps, and free and reduced-priced school lunch programs."
Feeding America, a Chicago based non-profit, states the following on this issue: "The gap between how much these folks earn and what they need to survive — the so-called “food budget shortfall.”
Source: USA Today, 5/4/17, Read More...