If you’re finding yourself in need of food resources this year, you’re not alone. There was a 32% increase in demand for food assistance since 2008. Many people live in food deserts, where there are few places to buy healthy foods, and others have to choose between necessities like heat, rent, transportation, or medical bills and food.
But the good news is that there are food resources available that can make your life easier. Pantries across the nation are open weekly, accessible by public transportation, and serve many different communities.
In this section, we journey through the process of getting food resources, letting you know all you need to, including:
- What Food Insecurity in the United States looks like (infographic)
- Food Program Terms and Definitions
- How to Find Food Assistance in Your Community
- What a Visit To A Food Pantry is like (video)
- How a Food Bank Works (video)
- Food Programs for Kids, including school meals and snacks
- How to get WIC and SNAP services
Is it possible to eat healthy on a food stamp budget?
Visit www.FoodStamped.comto find out.