Did you know?
About 13% of Americans live in poverty, including 18% of children. Poverty and food insecurity mean worse health outcomes, through to adulthood for children. SNAP lowers the poverty rate by 14-16% and is related to better birth and health outcomes for kids.
Data from The Food Research and Action Center’s Positive Effects of SNAP
and Center for Budget and Policy Priorities: SNAP Works for America’s Children