Food Insecurity Among Feeding America Client Households Who Also Receive Benefits from SNAP

Feb 01, 2010
  • Description

Chapter 6.1.2 compares food security status among SNAP participants to that of nonparticipants classified as apparently eligible or ineligible based on self-reported income. Key Findings:

  • Among emergency food clients, the difference between the percentage of food- insecure SNAP participants and the percentage of food-insecure SNAP nonparticipants is sizably smaller than the gap based on the full U.S. population.
(Excerpted from Hunger in America 2010.)