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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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Wisconsin Youth Tackle Community Health Challenges through SNAP-Ed Partnership

Aug 01, 2019

Wisconsin youth are tackling health challenges in their communities head-on with a program called Youth Advocates for Community Health (YACH). Partnerships between youth and adults are central to this program. It is organized by educators from the University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension SNAP-Ed. Engaged youth also play a big role in leading projects. 

Power of Produce Club and SNAP-Ed

Dec 14, 2018

The Power of Produce (PoP) Club is a farmers market incentive program for children that originated at Oregon City Farmers Market in Oregon City, Oregon, in 2011. The program has been put into practice at thousands of farmers markets throughout the nation.

Wellness Champions: Making a Difference for Better Health

Dec 13, 2018

The Bayview community has a rich African American history. It is in southeastern San Francisco and is a working-class neighborhood. The community has limited access to fresh produce and healthy food options. It also has limited clean and safe playgrounds and parks.

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.