Sign the Petition to

Protect FOOD STAMPS - the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Dear Member of Congress,

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps, is one of the strongest tools our country has in combating hunger and poverty. Please REJECT current proposals to make massive funding cuts to SNAP, and vote against any measures that would restrict access to the program for qualifying individuals or change the successful structure of the program, including block granting and allowing states to shift funds away from food assistance to other purposes.

Signed,

MomsRising.org

This petition closed almost 2 years ago

How this will help

Despite the fact that 3.8 million children live in households experiencing hunger, some in Congress are proposing a budget that GUTS the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also...

Despite the fact that 3.8 million children live in households experiencing hunger, some in Congress are proposing a budget that GUTS the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps. Currently 46 million people access SNAP—how will these people provide food for their families if these draconian measures are passed through Congress?

Moreover, a 2013 USDA study found that SNAP is a key public benefit program, which also serves as an economic stimulus, creating an economic boost that ripples through the economy when new SNAP benefits are redeemed.

We need YOUR help to make our voices loud and clear. Tell Congress to stand up for our economy and families who are struggling to feed their children by protecting SNAP and rejecting any funding cuts or structural changes to the program.

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