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Food & Nutrition

Fighting senior hunger and promoting nutrition benefits

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More than 10 million older Americans are at risk of hunger. Fortunately, there are benefits and tools than can assist low-income seniors to buy the food they need for good health.

Senior Hunger & SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a vital food assistance benefit to help fight senior hunger. Learn about our Senior SNAP Initiative and get tools for SNAP outreach and enrollment.

Food Assistance Benefits

Several benefits programs (SNAP, Commodity Supplemental Food Program, and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program) help low-income seniors to afford nutritious food and stave off hunger.