FORMERLY KNOWN AS FOOD STAMPS
What is the social problem and/or special need(s) this program is designed to address? Provide a brief history and description of the program.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a food program run by the USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) to support low income families and individuals. This program was formerly known as the Food Stamp Program. The participants receive an EBT card (Electronic Benefit Transfer Card), which is a monthly debit card and is used for buying food from most grocery outlets (Brownell & Ludwig, 2011).
The Food Stamp Act was proposed in the year Continue reading...