There are many good reasons for seniors to enroll in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Eating better, financial security, health, family. These are just a few reasons from real seniors across America. During Hunger Action Month, share these images to help spread the word about SNAP in your community!

What’s your reason to get SNAP? Use the hashtag #getSNAP to tell us on Facebook or Twitter.

Sample Posts: Pearl

Story from Missoula Food Bank in Missoula, MT

Facebook

Pearl, 82, grew up working on a farm and living off the land. After years of supporting her five children working overnight as a police dispatcher, she’s now retired and living on Social Security. She applied for SNAP to allow her to buy the “good food” she used to grow and feed her kids.

There are many good reasons to #getSNAP. Apply today at BenefitsCheckUp.org/getSNAP

Twitter

Want to eat better? Pearl uses her SNAP benefits to buy healthy food. #getSNAP today at BenefitsCheckUp.org/getSNAP

#getSNAP Pearl

Sample Posts: Ricardo

Story from Senior Community Outreach Services in Alamo, TX

Facebook

Ricardo, 62, was self-employed and successful, but had to stop working after he was diagnosed with end stage renal disease. After being hospitalized and losing his steady source of income, he found out he was eligible for SNAP benefits that helped stretch his food budget.

There are many good reasons to #getSNAP. Apply today at BenefitsCheckUp.org/getSNAP

Twitter

Ricardo is one of 4 million seniors who use SNAP. See how you can #getSNAP: BenefitsCheckUp.org/getSNAP

#getSNAP Ricardo

Sample Posts: Mr. and Ms. Sam

Story from Catawba Area Agency on Aging in Rock Hill, SC

Facebook

Mr. and Ms. Sam, 78 and 69, were at the end of their rope trying to find ways to meet their day-to-day expenses. Their biggest fear was that they would not be able to see their doctor because of overdue medical bills. They were approved to receive SNAP, helping them focus on their health.

There are many good reasons to #getSNAP. Apply today at BenefitsCheckUp.org/getSNAP

Twitter

When Mr. and Ms. Sam applied for SNAP, it allowed them to focus on their health. #getSNAP now: BenefitsCheckUp.org/getSNAP

#getSNAP Mr. and Ms Sam

Sample Posts: Linnie

Story from Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Arkansas in Harrison, AR

Facebook

Linnie, 80, loves having her family over for Thanksgiving dinner, but it gets harder and harder each year to afford food. She applied for SNAP. Now, she has extra money when November rolls around without having to struggle to buy food the rest of the year.

There are many good reasons to #getSNAP. Apply today at BenefitsCheckUp.org/getSNAP

Twitter

Linnie’s reason to #getSNAP is family. What’s yours? Apply today at BenefitsCheckUp.org/getSNAP

#getSNAP Linnie