Stretching your SNAP dollars
Several programs can help you get the most out of your SNAP benefits.
Share Food Program
The Share Food Program offers monthly food packages that enable you to buy fresh produce, eggs, frozen meat, poultry and fish at below-retail prices.
How does Share work?
- Order online, by phone or in person.
- On the delivery date, pick up your food at Share’s Philadelphia headquarters or at host locations in the city.
- You can use SNAP, cash, money order or credit cards to pay.
- Share also accepts Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons for Pennsylvania-grown produce and eggs.
To learn more, call 215-223-2220 or visit www.sharefoodprogram.org.
Philly Food Bucks
SNAP participants in Philadelphia can get Philly Food Bucks at more than 50 participating farmer’s markets.
For every $5 you spend on fruits and vegetables, you receive a $2 coupon to buy more fruits and vegetables.
For more information, visit The Food Trust website.
The Senior’s Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program
This program offers $20 vouchers to low-income Philadelphians 60 and older to help promote a healthy diet. The vouchers may be used from mid-July to November 30 and can be spend on fresh fruits, vegetables, produce and eggs from Share Food Program.
For more information, call the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging helpline at 215-765-9040.