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Tenn. awarded grant to improve access to nutritious food

TN food insecurity
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Published: Jun. 11, 2022 at 6:03 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Tennesseans facing food insecurity will have improved access to nutritious foods thanks to a grant awarded to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

Tennesseans facing food insecurity will have improved access to nutritious foods thanks to a grant awarded to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.

The USDA awarded a $1 million grant to improve reach and resiliency of the Emergency Food Assistance Program in the state.

The federal program supplements the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food at no cost.

With this grant, non-profits such as the Mid-South Food Bank will expand mobile pantries.

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