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2017-2018 Reimbursement Rates For CACFP

USDA has released updated reimbursement rates for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), effective July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018. The new rates include modest increases in per-meal and per-snack reimbursements for CACFP centers and afterschool programs, while...

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Four Ways SNAP Encourages Work

SNAP (formerly food stamps), the nation’s most critical anti-hunger program, also encourages work, a new report and video by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities explain. SNAP’s benefit structure rewards earnings over unearned income (such as Social Security or...

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Gillibrand Attacks Proposed Food Stamp Cuts

Standing among area farmers who accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits from low-income families looking to purchase fresh produce, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Saturday spoke out against proposed cuts to the program commonly known as food stamps....

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