The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
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Farmers Market SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as foodstamps) volunteers help provide access to healthy local produce for low-income individuals in their communities. Through grants and generous donations, Fairfax County Farmers Markets now match SNAP purchases up to $20 per market visit for additional produce! Our work with the SNAP program puts healthy food on the tables of our most vulnerable citizens, while providing additional income to support small sustainable family farmers.
Welcoming customers, introducing them to the market, explaining how the SNAP at Market program works, offering tips and shopping advice.
Performing SNAP transactions, accurately dispersing market tokens and recording transactions.
Entering market data at the end of each market day into the FMtracks data entry system.
Taking pictures, recording testimonials of SNAP program success stories.
Coordinating with the SNAP Outreach intern on program promotion.