On August 24, Congressman Chuy García recently visited CREDWorks to participate in a roundtable discussion on SNAP benefits. The event brought together various organizations, including the Greater Chicago Food Depository, to highlight the significance of SNAP in providing assistance to those in need. Attendees also introduced concepts aimed at eliminating access barriers to SNAP, such as the BAN concept. Additionally, senior organizations shared the unique challenges faced by seniors in accessing and utilizing SNAP benefits. The event proved to be a platform for valuable insights and sparked a commitment among participants to improve SNAP accessibility.

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