From FRAC: SNAP Promotes Food Security, Jobs, and Dignity During COVID-19 and Beyond

Jul 2, 2021 | Uncategorized

“According to the latest monthly figures (from March 2021), on average more than 42.4 million Americans — or approximately 1 in 8 Americans — participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This increased participation reflects the public health and economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. By comparison, in the pre-pandemic month of February 2020, SNAP participants numbered just under 36.9 million.”

Read on to learn more from our partner Food Research & Action Center about SNAP and why we are urging policymakers to continue SNAP benefit boosts: check out the full report by clicking here