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Food Assistance/Food Bank Programs

Nutrition Assistance Programs

FNS provides children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education. Programs include Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly the Food Stamp Program, and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

Review Date: October 14, 2014

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture