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El USDA financia 36 proyectos destinados a conectar familias con WIC por medio de una colaboración con FRAC como parte de la agenda de Inversión en América

El Departamento de Agricultura de los EE.UU., por medio de un acuerdo de cooperación con el Servicio de alimentos y nutrición del USDA  y el Centro de acción e investigación de alimentos, ha otorgado $16 millones en fondos de subvenciones por parte de la ley del Plan americano de rescate del 2021 a 36 proyectos con destino a probar estrategias innovadoras de alcance para incrementar la participación y equidad en el Programa de nutrición suplemental especial para mujeres, infantes y niños conocido como WIC.

05/18/2023
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USDA Funds 36 Projects Aimed at Connecting Families to WIC through Partnership with FRAC as part of Investing in America Agenda

The USDA, through a cooperative agreement with FNS and the Food Research & Action Center, has awarded $16 million in subgrants funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to 36 projects aimed at testing innovative outreach strategies to increase participation and equity in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, known as WIC.

05/18/2023
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USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Oklahoma Disaster Areas

USDA announced that low-income Oklahoma residents in two counties (McClain and Pottawatomie) recovering from tornadoes and severe storms that began on April 19, 2023, could be eligible for a helping hand from the USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP).

05/04/2023
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USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Tennessee Disaster Areas

USDA announced that low-income Tennessee residents in 10 counties (Cannon, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Lewis, Macon, McNairy, Rutherford, Tipton, and Wayne) recovering from tornadoes and severe storms that began on March 31, 2023, could be eligible for a helping hand from USDA’s D-SNAP.

05/04/2023
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USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Arkansas Disaster Areas

USDA announced that low-income Arkansas residents in three counties (Cross, Lonoke and Pulaski), recovering from the impacts of tornadoes and severe storms beginning March 31, 2023, could be eligible for a helping hand from the USDA’s D-SNAP.

04/24/2023
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USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for Mississippi Disaster Areas

USDA announced that low-income Mississippi residents in six counties (Carroll, Humphreys, Monroe, Montgomery, Panola, and Sharkey) due to the impact of severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes that began on March 24, 2023, could be eligible for USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

04/13/2023
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USDA Announces Approval of D-SNAP for California Disaster Areas

USDA announced that low-income California residents in seven counties (Kern, Mariposa, Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, Tulare, and Tuolumne) recovering from the impact of severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides that began on Feb. 21, 2023, could be eligible for USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

04/13/2023
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Food Help on the Way for Arkansas Households Hit by Tornadoes and Severe Storms

Approximately 7,000 families in Cross and Pulaski County affected by recent tornadoes and severe storms will soon be able to receive food packages containing nutritious, high-quality foods that are 100% grown and produced on farms in the U.S. – known as USDA Foods. USDA approved the short-term measure to address an immediate need for food until a longer-term solution is ready to be put in place.

04/11/2023
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