SNAP Benefit Cuts Put Holes in Critical Safety Net for Low-Income


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Individuals who receive food subsidies through SNAP, including 22 million children and 9 million elderly and disabled people, will see a five percent cut in their monthly SNAP benefits.

Families receiving SNAP could see even deeper cuts as a Congressional conference committee works to reconcile the House and Senate Farm bills. SNAP has significantly improved health, educational and economic outcomes, so Congress must pass a bill that does not cripple this critical safety net.



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Federal Programs Related to - Food

Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products by distributing groceries and providing meals.

Food Assistance Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Food Distribution

Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products. Baby Food Suppliers; Brown Bag Programs; Commodity Distribution; Emergency Food; Food Aid Programs; Food Banks; Food Baskets; Food Clearinghouse Programs; Food Closet Programs; Food Gleaning Programs; Food Lines; Food Pantry Programs; Food Supplement Distribution; Food Vouchers; Groceries on Wheels; Grocery Vouchers; Sack Lunches/Dinners; Surplus Commodity Distribution

Federal Programs Related to - Meal Distribution

Programs that provide supplementary nutrition for low-income, indigent, elderly and/or disabled people which may include hot meals, snacks, or milk for children. Adult Care Feeding; Adult Care Food Programs; Child & Adult Care Food; Child Care Feeding Programs; Child Care Food Programs; Child Nutrition Programs; Congregate Meals; Group Meals; Home Delivered Meals; Homeless Meals; Hot Meals; Low-Cost Meal Programs; Meal Vouchers; Meals for Homeless People;; Meals on Wheels; Milk Programs; Nutrition Sites; School Breakfasts; School Lunch Programs; Senior Nutrition Sites; Soup Kitchens; Summer Food Service Programs;

    Federal Programs Related to - Hunger Action

    Programs which seek to alleviate and prevent hunger. Includes domestic and international programs.

    Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

    Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

    Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.




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