Pediatricians recommend protecting SNAP Benefits
February 23, 2012
As lawmakers prepare to discuss the 2012 Farm Bill, Children's HealthWatch Principal Investigators have written a letter to the leadership of the Agriculture Committee to provide them with CHW research on the importance of adequate, nutritious food for young children’s health and development.
Children's HealthWatch research findings make a strong case for the value of adequately funding and calculating SNAP benefits to best support our nation’s future leaders – our children. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a key support for families struggling to make ends meet.