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News: Food and Nutrition

November 22, 2022

What You Need to Know About Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs

Food and nutrition assistance programs help millions of Americans every year. However, finding benefits...
March 2, 2022

School Nutrition Programs for Children

Want to learn more about food programs for your child in school? The National School Lunch and...
December 8, 2021

Learn the Difference Between SNAP and WIC Programs

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program...
November 24, 2021

Your Guide to Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps, is federally funded...
May 26, 2021

You Asked, Benefits.gov Answers: Fast Facts on SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the largest federal nutrition assistance program...
November 24, 2020

How do I apply for the WIC Program?

The WIC Program serves specific groups of women, infants, and children. To apply to be a WIC participant...
October 14, 2020

What You Need to Know About WIC

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) protects the...
August 5, 2020

What to Know About the Child and Adult Food Care Program

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) provides reimbursements for healthy meals and snacks...
July 22, 2020

COVID-19: Finding Food and Nutrition Programs and Shopping Safely

Benefits.gov is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date information to help citizens access resources...
February 19, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About WIC

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides healthcare...
January 22, 2020

What to Know about Food Stamp Benefits

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps, is administered by...
October 30, 2019

SNAP: Keeping Nutrition and Health a Priority

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP, is the largest federal nutrition assistance...
August 7, 2019

Resources for Families and College Students Preparing to Go Back to School

As millions of students across the nation get ready to head back to school, Benefits.gov provides information...
May 1, 2019

Mental Health Series: Men’s Health Month

Recognizing that Men’s Health Month is celebrated in June, Benefits.gov encourages...
May 1, 2019

National Hunger Awareness Month

In honor of National Hunger Awareness Month in June, Benefits.gov wants to highlight some of the...
February 14, 2019

Assistance for Low-Income Families

Did you know you may be eligible to receive food stamps, medical insurance or a tax credit to...
December 26, 2018

Getting Healthy in the New Year

With the holiday season winding down and the new year almost here, now is a good time to consider following...
November 28, 2018

Ending Hunger on the Holidays

The holidays are a time to gather with family and friends, often over a meal. But, according to...
June 13, 2018

Let Benefits.gov Help You Make Your Summer Count

As summer approaches, the school year wraps up, temperatures rise, and children, students, and...
May 30, 2018

3 Ways to Use Benefits.gov as a Resource this Summer

Benefits.gov is committed to connecting you to assistance programs you and your family may be...
November 15, 2017

Giving Thanks this Season

Thanksgiving is a special time of year for families and friends to come together and be thankful. Whether...
October 4, 2017

Recognizing American Diabetes Month

This November, Benefits.gov is recognizing American Diabetes Month to raise awareness of diabetes and...
July 12, 2017

Feeding Children in Need this Summer

While school is out of session, the children who rely on the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs...
March 7, 2017

Celebrating Women’s History all Month Long!

During the month of March, International Women’s day and Women’s History Month are observed and...
February 8, 2017

Love Your Heart this February

February is the month for hearts in two special ways, Valentine’s Day, and American Heart Month. Benefitsgov...
June 15, 2016

National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Did you know that the average American consumes about 25 pounds of bananas per year? In the United...
April 6, 2016

Spring into Fun and Fitness

Spring is a natural time to get moving as warm weather lifts spirits and draws us outside, so...
February 10, 2016

Four Ways to Improve your Heart Health

Although candy hearts are in season this time of year in anticipation of Valentine's Day, it's important...
December 2, 2015

Help the Homeless this Holiday Season

This holiday season, nearly 600,000 Americans will spend the holidays homeless and without proper...
November 19, 2014

Food Assistance Programs that May Help You this Thanksgiving

Each year in late November, Americans at home and abroad celebrate Thanksgiving. It's a holiday defined...
July 15, 2014

Spend the Summer Discovering Our Nation's Parks!

Searching for an adventure this summer that the whole family can enjoy? Look no further than the...
August 14, 2013

Back-to-School? Start Smart with Resources from Benefits.gov

Is your child currently in school, or is it their first year? Either way, preparing for the new...
January 3, 2008

Benefits.gov Highlights Children's Benefit Programs

According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, there are over 13 million American children living in...
December 31, 1998

National Nutrition Month®

Did you know that being underweight can cause health problems? Many people are familiar with the...
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