No one should go hungry simply because they cannot afford the cost of food. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as Food Stamps, helps about 700,000 Georgia households put food on the table and protects them
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Food assistance advocates contend that a Georgia agency’s refusal to apply for a federal work exemption puts thousands of Georgians in danger of losing much-needed monthly payments for groceries. The “able-bodied adults without dependents” program requires participants to work a
RELEASE: GBPI Releases Statement on Non-Renewal of SNAP Waivers for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents
PRESS RELEASE: GBPI Releases Statement on Non-Renewal of SNAP Waivers for Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents ATLANTA, GEORGIA — Today, the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) released a statement in response to the potential loss of SNAP benefits for adults
Since last summer, thousands of Georgians have turned to food banks, kitchens and shelters in order to make up for the loss of extra federal food stamp benefits that kept them from going hungry during the worst of the pandemic.