Why Getting assistance is Not “taking advantage”

Christine Gilbert’s VOX post is about getting assistance from SNAP (Supplemental-Nutrition Assistance Program) aka food stamps, and it is a clear first person account of trying to stretch a dollar and why assistance is needed (and why it’s not “taking advantage”).

Remember, SNAP doesn’t cover diapers.    There’s no income-based assistance for diaper need, except perhaps at the local food shelf, or church, if you are extremely lucky and they happen to have some.

Please read Christine’s post, linked above.  And then come back, and donate some diapers.