SNAP benefits add up to $1.86 per person, per meal. Here’s what that looks like.

beSpacific 2018-08-02

“CityLab Editor’s note: Earlier this month, the White House surprised many observers by declaring a successful end to the War on Poverty. Now, the future of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is in the hands of Congress as it negotiates a farm bill. So CityLab visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger is taking a closer look at food aid for low-income Americans…” Please share this information and these facts. $1.86 per meal per person is 99% less than what meals in 99% of U.S. counties. This is America.