Latest Food Stamp Program Stories

2010-08-20 11:31:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service has selected Abt Associates to lead a team evaluating a ground-breaking pilot program aimed at encouraging healthier eating among lower-income Americans.

2010-07-07 11:22:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Philadelphia senior citizens living on limited incomes could receive help paying for nutritious food under a pilot project involving federal, state and local partners, Pennsylvania Secretary of Public Welfare Harriet Dichter announced today. "Many older adults are struggling to buy nutritious foods on a tight budget, but they may not be aware assistance is available," Secretary Dichter said.

2010-06-29 08:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal income guidelines to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price school meals and free milk will remain at current levels for July 2010 - June 2011, acting Education Secretary Thomas E.

2010-05-27 16:20:40

MU researcher says national and community efforts should target specific nutritional needs.

2010-04-26 07:07:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- FBN ITPro Wireless a division of FBN ITPro World Business Network, today announced that it will provide FREE Government Assisted Wireless Service to individuals receiving government assistance such as - Food Stamps, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance or Section 8, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), National School Free Lunch Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Aid to...

2009-11-28 09:15:00

According to a recent study, nearly half of all US kids will receive government food stamps at some point during their childhood, reports the Associated Press.

2009-11-25 10:53:00

Gift is the Largest Donation Ever Made in Support of Feeding America's SNAP Outreach Efforts CHICAGO, Nov.

2009-11-24 14:15:00

United We Serve: Feed A Neighbor Initiative Mobilizes, Equips Americans to Help End Hunger WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Corporation for National and Community Service, U.S.

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