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Private provision of food aid : the Emergency Food Assistance System


Author:
Tiehen, Laura., United States, Department of Agriculture., and Economic Research Service.
Source:
USDA
Year:
2002
Subject:
Food stamps and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Abstract:
Although Federal programs provide most food assistance in the U.S., many households rely on private, nonprofit, charitable organizations that provide emergency food in their communities. This issue brief reports findings from the first comprehensive government study of these organizations.
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service
Series:
Food Assistance and Nutrition Research report ; no. 26-5
Collection:
USDA publications
Permanent URL:
http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/47333