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Success Stories

You can submit your stories to SNAP-Ed Connection any time. Story requirements are included in this tip sheet (DOCX, 17 KB). All submitters are encouraged to watch the Writing SNAP-Ed Success Stories: Simple Strategies for Success webinar.

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Leveraging Technology to Deliver Tailored SNAP-Ed Messages

Oct 31, 2018

UCONN School and Family SNAP-Ed collaborated with the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford for this project. This project supports healthy behaviors in high-need children receiving healthcare in the urban Pediatric Emergency Department (PED). When they visit, PED, children and families enjoy a fun online survey about dietary behaviors. Based on their responses, the family receives unique diet and physical activity messages.

Community Gardens Bring Healthy Food to those in Need in Rural Alabama 

Oct 26, 2018

Alabama SNAP-Ed increased access to healthy and affordable food by growing fresh vegetables in the Community Gardens in Rural Alabama pilot program! These fresh vegetables can help to improve the health and nutrition of people living in rural communities who are at higher risk for chronic disease than people living in urban settings.

#FoodFriday Healthy Recipe Videos

Oct 26, 2018

SNAP-Ed at Auburn University launched the #FoodFriday Healthy Recipe Videos initiative in 2017. Short videos were developed for people with limited-resources. The videos are visually appealing, easy-to-prepare healthy recipes. These videos give Alabama Extension one more tool to support community members. 

West Virginia Kids Coupons Program

Oct 26, 2018

The Kids Coupon program gives low income children of all ages $4 in farmers market tokens. These tokens are used to purchase fresh, local fruits and vegetables from a market. The produce is brought to their childcare center, school or community. Children and families participate in nutrition education and food sampling.