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SNAP

SNAP is a government assistance program that helps millions of low income families across the United States. It stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

-The program works with state and local agencies to help people make informed decisions about the program. Families that need this kind of help need to be eligible and know what they will be receiving.

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Eligability

-Must have $2,250 in countable resources. Meaning bank accounts etc. but not property.

-20% deduction from earned income

-medical expenses for elderly over $35, not covered by insurance.

-there are many requirements. To find out specifically if you're eligible go online and follow the pre-screening tool.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/eligibility

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