CalFresh Awareness Month

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Date: 5/7/2013

Preview

At the request of Supervisor Kinsey, the Board will consider a resolution proclaiming May 2013 as CalFresh Awareness Month and hear a presentation from the Marin Food Policy Council on public outreach efforts for the CalFresh program. Otherwise known as the national Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the state CalFresh program helps put nutritious food on the table by issuing monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy food at retail outlets.

Need more info? See the resolution on CalFresh Awareness Month and the CalFresh website.

Review

The Board adopted the resolution. Janet Brown, chair of the Marin Food Policy Council, spoke of the need for CalFresh program and accepted the resolution with several others.

Contact

Liza Crosse, aide to Supervisor Kinsey

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