From her chair as executive director of the Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium (SLIHC), Kay Murano has a birds-eye view of the area’s ongoing affordable housing shortage. “The need is […]
Justina didn’t want to face the uncertainty of losing her housing, quitting her college courses, and heading back to life on the reservation, where her options were limited. SNAP offered […]
SNAP ‘to Thrive” includes programs which build toward potential, including those which offer advocacy, health assistance, or enhancements to basic needs.
SNAP “to Learn” includes programs which build frameworks for increased well-being through classes, skill-building programs, growth, and outreach.
SNAP “to Live” includes programs and services primarily focused on basic human needs. This includes primarily home and housing needs.
As someone who had worked for a local nonprofit that partners with SNAP, Connie had come to expect good work from the agency. Earlier this year, she had the chance […]
Edith McNinch had recently retired after 21 years as a Kindergarten teacher when she saw an article in her local newspaper about a volunteer opportunity. “I was just sitting […]
Norman sits underneath a pile of over a dozen blister- packed pill cards. His diabetes requires him to take more than 20 pills per day, and keeping the regimen straight […]
Christy and Nathan took a chance in 2011. Tired of their jobs, they decided to follow their dreams of furthering their educations. At the time they were living in a […]
With the next season of SNAP Energy Assistance just around the corner, there are many in the community who are grateful for a program that keeps their homes and […]