One federal program from the United States Department of Agriculture supports communities where this a great need for food assistance.
Food benefits for all Connecticut households enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will increase by 15% starting this Wednesday. The CT Department of Social Services announced it will provide a total of $25.5 million in additional federal food benefits. The assistance is a part of the $900 billion stimulus package Congress agreed upon. The aid will be distributed…