SNAP Archives - Capital Area Food Bank
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  • May 16, 2013

    Partner Highlight: The Advocacy Intake Center

    Every Tuesday, the Faith Based Collaborative Outreach Group and the CAFB’s SNAP outreach team join forces at the Advocacy Intake Center located at Carrollton Elementary School.

  • December 18, 2012

    ‘Tis the Season to Support SNAP

    As generosity abounds during the holiday season, let us not forget to support the programs that are helping people every day of the year

  • November 9, 2012

    Moving Forward After the Election

    What happens now in the White House and in Congress?

  • November 5, 2012

    How to Apply for Replacement SNAP Benefits

    Families and individuals who were set back by Hurricane Sandy and currently receive SNAP benefits may be eligible for replacement SNAP benefits.

  • October 22, 2012

    Maryland Anti-Hunger Conference Stresses Call to Action

    The October 16 conference focused on food access as well as nutrition and outreach strategies.

  • August 27, 2012

    SNAP Reform: Policy Options Cont.

    The Capital Area Food Bank concludes its SNAP reform series by discussing incentives and educational options.

  • August 24, 2012

    SNAP Reform: Policy Options

    The Capital Area Food Bank continues its on-going discussion on SNAP reform – ways to help the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program encourage healthy eating among program participants.

  • August 22, 2012

    Does SNAP Need to Be Reformed?

    Meaningful SNAP reform could result in a program that not only feeds hungry Americans, but one that actually improves their diets and overall health.

  • August 7, 2012

    Virginia Staggers SNAP Benefits

    The Office of Virginia Department of Social Services announced that beginning in September, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will begin staggering its monthly benefits over the course of 2-5 days.

  • August 2, 2012

    A Snapshot About the Impact of SNAP

    Food Stamp fraud rhetoric overlooks SNAP's effectiveness and efficiency rate among safety net programs.