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We empower Georgians to stay healthy by making healthier food choices, shopping smarter, moving more, and cooking delicious meals on a budget.

What is SNAP-Ed?

SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education) is the nutrition promotion and obesity prevention component of SNAP. The goal of SNAP-Ed is to improve the likelihood that persons SNAP-eligible Georgians will make healthy food and lifestyle choices that prevent obesity.

SNAP is the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as Food Stamps). It is part of the U.S. domestic hunger safety net and provides economic benefits to eligible, low-income individuals and families for food purchases.

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