Senior Research Analyst
As many Americans celebrate Thanksgiving by sharing an elaborate meal with friends and family, it’s important to remember that many other Americans lack the resources to meet basic food needs. Fortunately, millions of Americans can count on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called food stamps, to help them afford a nutritionally adequate diet. Here are five facts about SNAP and the people it serves:
These figures tell a compelling story about the extraordinary need of millions of Americans. Thankfully, SNAP is available to help them.