Assistance

Do convenience stores accepting food assistance funds offer enough healthy choices?

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – It’s a struggle for many Ohioans to put fresh food on the table, especially those living in rural areas.

19 Investigates found gas stations and dollar stores are sometimes their only options.

We examined what counts as healthy food for people who depend on food stamps, checking to see whether local stores accepting government money stock enough healthy options.

If you’ve ever wondered why that lonely banana is sitting by itself on a gas station counter, there is a reason why.

They may accept SNAP benefits, known as food stamps, and must meet certain requirements.

The

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WFP Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) – June 2021 – World

The World Food Programme’s Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) aims to address the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs and to improve their long-term food security and resilience.

FFA aims to address the most food-insecure people’s immediate food needs with cash, vouchers or food transfers while improving their long-term food security and resilience. In 2021, over 7.5 million people (3.6 million male and over 3.9 million female) benefited from FFA activities in 49 countries.

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