Celebrate Thanksgiving with GovBenefits.gov!
As Thanksgiving approaches, families and friends are gathering across the country to celebrate the holiday and give thanks for their good fortune. This year, people from all walks of life have experienced increased hardships, making it more difficult for many to simply put food on the table. In the spirit of the season, GovBenefits.gov wants to help guide you to food assistance programs to help make your holiday, and the months ahead, happy and healthy.

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): The WIC Program provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and health care referrals to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, as well as to infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk.

WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP): This program provides fresh, nutritious unprepared produce (such as fruits and vegetables) to WIC participants from farmers' markets.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides benefits for low-income people to use to buy food to improve their diets.

Nutrition Assistance For Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico provides citizens with nutrition assistance in the form of benefits and cash through the Commonwealth's electronic benefits transfer system.

For more immediate assistance, you can use the online zip code and state locator to find the Feeding America food bank nearest you. You can also click ?Food/Nutrition? on our Benefits Quick Search located on the homepage for a full list of food related programs. GovBenefits.gov wishes you and your loved ones a safe and happy Thanksgiving!