New Program Helps Families on Tight Budgets Afford Healthy Foods

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New Program Helps Families on Tight Budgets Afford Healthy Foods

by: WA Governor’s Office
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Complete Eats program allows SNAP participants to buy more fruits, vegetables

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:45pm

CAMPAIGN: Supporting Local Communities

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Complete Eats offers extra savings to shoppers who use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, referred to as SNAP and formerly known as Food Stamps, at Safeway stores.

Complete Eats is now available at all 150 Safeway locations in Washington, and it is among the nation’s first SNAP incentive programs to be offered in a major national retailer.

“We at Safeway and Albertsons believe that healthy eating creates healthy communities. We are committed to supporting Complete Eats, and doing our part to provide our customers fresh and affordable fruits and vegetables,” said Karl Schroeder, president of the Seattle division of Safeway and Albertsons.

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Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Albertsons | Complete Eats | Fighting Hunger | Good Health and Well-Being | Nutrition | Partnerships | Public Health | Safeway | Washington State Governor's Office | Wellness

CAMPAIGN: Supporting Local Communities

CONTENT: Article