Fact Sheet: Get the Facts About SNAP

March 3, 2017

Fact sheet about SNAP — the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps). 

Provides a quick explanation on SNAP in these areas:

  • SNAP works exactly as it’s supposed to.
  • SNAP reaches exactly whom it’s supposed to.
  • SNAP participation has increased mainly due to the poor economy.
  • SNAP doesn’t create dependency.
  • SNAP has the lowest fraud and error rates on record.
  • Charity alone can’t feed everyone (the importance of government-provided assistance like SNAP).

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