Why Only 42% of Eligible Seniors Apply for Food Stamps

"How to Help Seniors apply for food stamps Benefits"

Many seniors struggle with meeting their basic needs, including nutrition. One of the causes of this issue is the low participation of senior citizens in the food stamps program. In this article, we will examine the reasons why only 42% of eligible seniors participate in the food stamps program, versus 83% for the general population and what can be done to encourage eligible seniors to apply for food stamps. America’s Growing Senior Population The senior population in America continues to grow as the baby boomers reach retirement age. According to data from the National Council on Aging, in 2015, 48 […]

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Apply for Food Stamps for College Students

"Apply for Food Stamps for College Students"

If you are a college student, your biggest source of stress should come from school work and perhaps how soon you can graduate. What you should not have to worry about is where your next meal is going to come from. Unfortunately, a growing number of college students are going hungry every day and this has been going on for a while. If you are a student and can’t afford to buy food, you may qualify for food stamps for college students. In this post, we will explain in detail how the food stamps program (also known as SNAP) works and who […]

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What Your Store Needs to Accept Food Stamps

"What Your Store Needs to Accept Food Stamps"

To accept SNAP benefits (Food Stamps) at your business or store location, you have to meet eligibility criteria set by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The main thing you have to look out for is to make sure your store is selling the kind of food that is approved under the program. It is important that you follow this rule because committing EBT Card fraud can land you in jail for a long time. Here is what you need to sell at your store to be eligible to accept SNAP Cards: As you can see, they are very […]

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How to Accept Food Stamps at my Store

"How to Accept Food Stamps at my Store"

If you are a store or business owner and would like to accept food stamps (SNAP Benefits) at your location, you will first have to apply with the USDA for approval. In this post, we will give you the step-by-step process to get you approved to accept EBT Cards. Here’s how: How to Accept Food Stamps at my Store Step 1 The first step in the process is to set up a USDA eAuthentication account. You will need an email address to do that. If you do not have an email address, you can sign up for one here with […]

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