Celebrate 50 Years of Food Stamps
#snap4SNAP (via Center For Hunger Free Communities)
Fifty years ago America found it utterly appalling that hunger existed in our country – so horrific that people came together and legislators reached across the aisle to do something about it. To mark this important anniversary, on October 30th community members, advocates, and organizations will take to social media to talk about the importance of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps).
Join in the conversation by tweeting and posting pictures and statements of what SNAP means to you with the hashtag #snap4SNAP.
The #snap4SNAP campaign aims to illuminate the real life experiences of SNAP recipients and give people a platform to talk about the program. By using social media we can bring a dose of reality to conversation around SNAP.