SNAP Basics Fact Sheet 2023

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), previously known as the Food Stamp program, is the largest nutrition safety net program in the United States. It serves as the nation’s first line of defense against food insecurity and hunger by improving food access and affordability. Research has shown SNAP benefits reduce the likelihood of food insecurity by roughly 30%.This fact sheet provides an overview of some of the data from the 2023 report.