Assignment 3 - Alyssa Eberhardt HUS-101 Assignment 3 SNAP...

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Alyssa Eberhardt HUS-101 Assignment 3 SNAP, also known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or more commonly known as food stamps is an assistance program that is paid for by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Not only does this program provide much needed food to low income families, but they also provide subsidies to farmers who participate in the program. [Bet2] This program provides funds for groceries through use of an electronic benefit transfer (EBT). Unlike money made through employment recipients are only able to buy food products with the funds provided, they cannot purchase paper goods or household supplies. Eligibility for SNAP is based on income, low income families with children, elderly, disabled, and legal immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for at least five years are eligible for these benefits. People who receive these benefits may be viewed as lazy, allowing the government to provide for them. Although there is always an exception, many of the recipients are truly in need of this resource in order to provide a meal to their family. Some children from low income families do not receive meals outside of what they are provided in school, making school breakfast and lunch programs valuable for the children who receive this service. School breakfast and lunch programs are sponsored by the

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