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  • SNAP Survey is Open to Benefit Recipients
    This SNAP Recipient Survey by Florida Impact to End Hunger is open to Florida residents who currently receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Participating in this survey may help to improve the SNAP program in the future.
  • How To Help Catholic Charities Food Pantry Provide Balanced Meals
    The Catholic Charities Food Pantry, located at 1701 NE 9 Street, Gainesville, FL, provides food packages that are nutritionally balanced to meet the needs of each family or individual.
  • How to Donate to Catholic Charities Weekend Hunger Backpack Program
    Catholic Charities Weekend Hunger Backpack Program supplements meals for children who depend on their school for breakfast and lunch, during the school week. The program identifies chronically hungry children who are in need of nutritional assistance over the weekend. Read on to learn how to donate!
  • Free Grocery Store Provides Mutual Aid to Gainesville
    Gainesville Free Grocery Store is a food-based mutual aid project hosted by the Civic Media Center. It provides free, sustainable food to members of the community while addressing food waste inherent in our current food systems. FGS seeks to challenge the commodification of food that has led to unequal food access.
  • Short-term Increase to the WIC Cash Value Benefit
    As a result of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the WIC Cash Value Benefit (CVB) will increase temporarily. The CVB is a voucher that participants can use to buy fruits and vegetables. These vouchers help improve the dietary quality of WIC participants.
  • Women Farmers: FREE Training with Farm2Food!
    A FREE online training starts in May 2021 for up to ten women farmers and ranchers starting or expanding value-added businesses. The Farm2Food Accelerator empowers Florida’s women farmers, ranchers, producers, growers, fisherwomen, beekeepers, and other related agriculturalists. Visit to learn more, fill out an application, and register for an info session.

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