Demand for SNAP Rising
The recession is driving more people to apply for the food stamp program, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Recent statistics show that SNAP enrollment surged by around two percent. This means that a staggering 34.4 million Americans (roughly one out of nine individuals) are lining up to receive benefits from the food stamp program.
This is certainly good news for struggling families. Despite diminished finances, individuals can still be assured of access to healthy foods. Eating right is the best way to minimize the chances of getting sick. You also save on healthcare costs if you keep yourself healthy.
As the crisis goes on, you may find yourself scrambling for more money to feed your family. But with rising unemployment and shrinking salaries, how do you cope?
It's time to consider various family help programs like Food Stamps, LIHEAP Energy Assistance, HUD Housing, Tax Credits and many more. Sign up now to receive more info and assistance about these programs.