Food relief programs (41 - 46 of 46 items)
Food Stamp Program: Restoration of Improperly Denied or Terminated Benefits
RCED-87-51: Published: Oct 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined: (1) how federal and state administrative practices affect the participation of persons eligible for Food Stamp Program benefits; and (2) a problem in Illinois' procedures relating to the restoration of food stamp benefits to persons whose benefits were improperly denied or terminated.GAO found that, although states are responsible for local adm...
Hunger Counties: Methodological Review of a Report by the Physician Task Force on Hunger
PEMD-86-7BR: Published: Mar 18, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated a Physician Task Force on Hunger in America report, which included a list of the 150 U.S. counties with the highest incidence of hunger, to determine: (1) its technical soundness; (2) the strength of its conclusions; and (3) the data and methods used as identifiers.The task force undertook the study in an attempt to: (1) document the distributi...
Public and Private Efforts To Feed America's Poor
RCED-83-164: Published: Jun 23, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the Nation's economic climate and its impact on food assistance needs; (2) some of the efforts occurring at Federal, State, local, and private levels to meet these needs, including the channeling of surplus food to the poor and hungry; and (3) some of the impediments which inhibit a more effective and efficient food assistanc...
Information on Dine-Out Feature of the Food Stamp Program
CED-81-72: Published: Feb 27, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1981.
The dine-out feature of the Department of Agriculture's Food Stamp Program allows food stamp recipients who are at least 60 years of age to use food coupons to pay for meals in authorized restaurants.The number of States and restaurants participating in the dine-out feature has decreased. Six of the nine States that dropped the feature did so because of the low participation by eligible food stamp...
Differences in Administering and Operating the Food Stamp Program
A-51604: Published: May 31, 1974. Publicly Released: Apr 16, 1975.
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