MAN: Nowadays, everyone is really busy. And we’re all running — trying to keep up with work, kids and errands.Scripts are available in English and Spanish, and there are also some older scripts for Radio Novelas. Organizations can work with their local radio stations to run these PSA's to ensure that more people learn about SNAP.
WOMAN: Some of us even work more than one job to support our families. Still, with rent and all the bills, it’s hard to buy good food.
MAN: But there is a way to get some extra help for your family. It’s called SNAP, the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program.
In Pennsylvania, 72 percent of eligible people participate in the food stamp program, ranking the state 11th in the country. However, that leaves 28 percent of eligible Pennsylvanians without access to services for which they qualify. If you, your family, or anyone you know is struggling to pay for food, please contact PathWays PA for a prescreening over the phone to see if you qualify for food stamps. We can be reached at 610-543-5022 if you live in Delaware County, or 215-387-1470 in Philadelphia. You can also call the PA Hunger Action Center at 800-FOOD-997.
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