Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Local Recipients and a Resource

While September may be a time of plenty for some, there are many in our communities who rely on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) to provide their families with fresh produce, grains and dairy products. SNAP recipients comprise a large percentage of families across our region: almost half the households in some City of Rochester zip codes receive SNAP benefits.

April 22 is Earth Day

Recognizing that the Rochester region is a part of a larger community, this post features data for the entire contiguous United States. Data about our country’s physical environment from County Health Rankings show the variability in air and water quality, as well as indicators of housing and transit, that may impact our collective health and well-being.