The USDA is now accepting nominations for the Hunger Champion and Golden Grocer Awards.
The Hunger Champion Award honors local county assistance offices that provide exemplary service in assisting eligible clients to obtain benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or the Food Stamp Program in NYS).
The Golden Grocer Award is given to retailers that provide excellence in customer service, outreach, and/or nutrition education to food stamp recipients and low-income customers.
Learn more about the Hunger Champions Award on the USDA website. The deadline to submit a nomination is July 1, 2011.
Learn more about the Golden Grocer Award on the USDA website. Nominations are accepted all year with no deadline.