Supplimental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-ED)

Description:

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Snap-Ed) is a free nutrition education program to reduce hunger and food insecurity and promote healthy eating habits. MSU Extension SNAP-Ed nutrition instructors teach youth, teens, adults and seniors how to make health a priority through an instructional series. The goal of the SNAP-Ed program is to increase the likelihood that those eligible for SNAP benefits will establish healthy eating habits and increase their time spent involved in physical activity, while staying within their limited food budget.

Dates:

Various. Please see the website below.

Location:

The series of classes are presented in group settings throughout Michigan

Audience:

Low-income families; Family service agencies; Local health departments; schools; commodity food distribution centers.

Partners:

MSU Extension's Family and Consumer Sciences; Works in partnership with the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS). Collaborates with a variety of agencies and organizations such as local health departments, schools and commodity food distribution centers across the state.

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