There’s so many myths about food stamp recipients – lets talk about them.
Myth #1: People Who Get SNAP Don’t Work
The overwhelming majority of SNAP recipients who can work, do work.
Myth #2: SNAP is a Drain on Tax Payers
Every $1 in SNAP benefits generates $1.73 in economic activity.
Myth #3: SNAP is Rife With Fraud and Abuse
SNAP has a fraud rate less than 3% (the lowest of any public benefit program)
Myth 4: SNAP Benefits Go to Undocumented Immigrants
Undocumented immigrants have never been eligible for SNAP.