How It Matters

When individuals have access to healthier foods, they have a lower risk for obesity and other chronic diseases. Healthier eating choices can lead to better health, bringing improved job performance and lower absenteeism rates. For youth, a healthier lifestyle can help with preparedness and performance at school.

Click on Who We Impact, Our Impact, and Their Stories to learn more about the impactful work INEP does every day in Illinois.

To use our interactive map and view impacts and information about SNAP-Education in Illinois communities, visit here.