Food Banks Get The Love, But SNAP Does More To Fight Hunger

Posted by on May 22, 2020 5:00 am
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People load their vehicles with boxes of food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank earlier this month in Los Angeles. Food banks across the United States are seeing numbers and people they have never seen before amid unprecedented unemployment from the COVID-19 outbreak.

The charitable organizations called food banks are getting a lot of attention and donations right now. But they aren’t nearly as important or effective as SNAP, formerly known as food stamps.

(Image credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images)

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