Posts Tagged:SNAP

Hunger Runs Rampant on College Campuses

This article originally found at The Atlantic The “Freshman 15.” We all know what that is, those 15 pesky pounds that many students gain when entering college due to a change from positive eating habits, sleep habits, workout habits, mom-feeding-you habits, to detrimental ones including late night snacking, pizza for breakfast, and dining halls with…

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In Order to Thrive, Children Need to Eat

Have you ever been so hungry that you couldn’t focus or think clearly? And we’re not talking about just forgetting to pack your lunch, or not liking what you have so you don’t eat it, we’re talking about actual hunger because you or your family cannot afford to feed you. There are children who go…

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How Food Stamps Help Kids Do Better in School

This year alone, approximately 20 million children every month will benefit from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This equates to about one in four children. The total cost for the year? About $30 billion. That sounds like a lot, but in reality, it equates to around $1.35/person per meal in the households with children.…

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