10 Things You Should Know About Food Stamps

10 Things You Should Know About Food Stamps

The government's food assistance program has been controversial for quite some time, yet many on both sides of the aisle don't quite understand how it works...

Michael Arceneaux

by Michael Arceneaux, November 27, 2012

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10 Things You Should Know About Food Stamps

SNAP is not a welfare program. It is a program designed to help low-income earners buy nutritious foods.

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redeemed by the third week of the month, and 58% of food bank clients currently receiving SNAP benefits turn to food banks for assistance at least 6 months out of the year.”

Michael Arceneaux is a Houston-bred, Howard-educated writer and blogger. You can read more of his work on his site, The Cynical Ones. Follow him on Twitter: @youngsinick

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