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Department of Health awarded $6 million grant for SNAP nutrition program

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Fresh fruits and vegetables are soon to be on the menus of people on state food assistance after the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) was awarded a nearly $6 million federal grant.

The grant is part of $31 million in awards by the US Department of Agriculture to local, state, and national organizations to support programs that use the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the DOH stated in a press release.

The DOH and 60 multi-sector partners were awarded a $5.86 million competitive USDA grant to promote purchase of fruits and vegetables by SNAP clients. The money will be used for the Washington

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