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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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Safety First: Community Changes Support Students Walking to School

Dec 10, 2018

In Modesto, California, the Airport neighborhood is a residential low-income community. The area is missing sidewalks and the streets are difficult to walk.  There is not enough public and school bus services. It is dangerous for students to walk and bike to school.

Meeting Policy: Latino Chain Dedicated to Employee Health 

Dec 10, 2018

The Northgate Gonzalez Markets supermarket chain has done a lot to create a healthy environment in their stores. Northgate is a Latin-focused chain of stores that has served the community for more than 30 years. They have worked with local public health groups since 2015 and have done many projects to promote health.

White Earth Nation: Partnership with Substance Abuse Programs

Nov 30, 2018

White Earth Nation’s SNAP-Education program partners with the Maternal Outreach and Mitigation (MOMs) Program. This outpatient program helps moms gain the skills they need to overcome drug addictions. The SNAP-Ed program is successful because it meets specific nutrition education needs. Clients receive culturally grounded nutrition information to help them follow a healthy diet after achieving sobriety. They also learn to cook for themselves and their children. 

Families in Colorado Shop and Eat Healtheir

Nov 30, 2018

Cooking Matters is helping families in Colorado to shop and eat healthier. In partnership with SNAP-Ed, Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters teaches participants to shop smarter.

IT'S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge

Nov 30, 2018

The IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge helps Texans create lifelong healthy habits by motivating individuals to stay on track with their health goals through this fun competition.

SNAP-Ed Helps Kids be More Active by Transforming Playgrounds!

Nov 21, 2018

In Colusa County California, SNAP-Ed works with 2 preschools to help young children to eat healthy foods and be active. The health department’s Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch worked with 2 preschools to improve their outdoor playgrounds and gardens.

UC CalFresh and 4-H Partner to Develop Student Chefs in Sutter and Yuba Counties!

Nov 21, 2018

Basic food preparation skills are important for children to learn in order to eat well and maintain good health.  Teaching kids how to choose, prepare, and cook healthy foods is a priority for the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program (NEP) and the 4-H Youth Development Program (YDP) in Sutter and Yuba Counties.