Eradicating Food Deserts Scholarship, an online resource dedicated to helping residents of the state of Georgia get nutrition assistance, would like to offer one lucky student a $1,000 Scholarship that can be used towards educational expenses The Scholarship Contest Food deserts, as defined by the American Nutrition Association, are parts of the country lacking an adequate supply of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy whole foods, usually impoverished areas. In the United States, 23.5 million Americans live in food deserts. Using data from government, private agencies or non-profits, write an essay of 1000+ words on the topic of “How the United States can […]

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Does the government shutdown affect food stamps?

"Does the government shutdown affect food stamps"

Whenever there is a government shutdown, there is concern among food stamps beneficiaries about what will happen to their monthly benefit payments. This shutdown is no different. In this post, we will explain how the government shutdown affects food stamps benefits and provide an update on when payments are expected to be made. Importance of the Food Stamps Program There is no question that the food stamps program is a vital program to millions of low-income Americans. As of September 2018, there were more than 38 million people in the United States depend on the program to help put food on […]

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Apply for disaster food stamps in Georgia

Residents of the state of Georgia that have been impacted by natural disasters, including Hurricanes, may qualify for disaster food stamps. In this article, we will explain how the Georgia Disaster Food Stamps Program works (Georgia D-SNAP). We will also talk about the eligibility requirements for Georgia D-SNAP, how to apply for assistance and where to apply. If you have been negatively impacted by a natural disaster in Georgia and need food assistance or want to know how to replace the food you have lost from your current food stamps benefits due to a disaster, continue reading. Disaster Food Stamps […]

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What is the punishment for lying on GA food stamp application?

"What is the punishment for lying on GA food stamp application?"

If you are reading this article about lying on GA food stamp application, you probably fall into one of four categories of people: You have lied on your food stamp or other government assistance program application and have been contacted by authorities and would like to know what the penalties or punishments are. You are applying for food stamps or have applied for food stamps and have lied on your application. You know someone that has lied on their food stamps application and want to know what could happen to them if they get caught or what will happen to […]

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How to Report Food Stamp Fraud in Georgia

"How to Report Food Stamp Fraud in Georgia"

The food stamps program is intended to assist qualified low-income individuals and families purchase nutritious food. Like any public assistance program, there are people who abuse the opportunity, at the taxpayer’s expense. In the state of Georgia, there has been high profile arrests recently of both Food Stamps recipients and EBT retailers connected to fraudulent activity. If you have witnessed Food Stamps fraud or are suspicious of fraudulent activity, you can report this to the authorities for investigation.  How to Report Food Stamp Fraud in Georgia To file a complaint, you have two options: You can file a report with […]

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