SNAP Program in Danger

500,000 Children at Risk of Losing Access to Free School Meals

The popular and effective Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (aka food stamps), is at risk again. The latest White House proposal will take food away from an estimated three million people including 500,000 children who might lose access to free school meals.

This will have a profound impact on some of our Lake City and Seattle neighbors. Please consider taking a few minutes to submit a personalized comment on this propose rule by going to: There are only four days left (from September 19th) before commenting closes. You can learn more about the proposed rule at that link too. It is very important that you personalize the text so that it counts as a unique comment.

Thank you for your advocacy. Please share widely and remind people that the deadline to comment is this Monday, 23rd.