SNAP Outreach

1,854 households applied and were approved to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through the Food Bank during our last fiscal year, meaning 1,579,941 meals can be attributed to these outreach efforts.

Cayuga County

  • 190 individuals were prescreened
  • 125 households applied and were approved to receive SNAP benefits
  • 50% over our targeted goal of assisting 250 households apply for and receive benefits

Onondaga County

  • 1,272 individuals were prescreened
  • 833 households applied and were approved to receive SNAP benefits
  • 133% of our targeted goal of assisting 601 households apply for and receive benefits was met

Oswego County

  • 1,605 individuals were prescreened
  • 729 households applied and were approved to receive SNAP benefits
  • 292% over our targeted goal of assisting 250 households apply for and receive benefits 

Call Center

  • 1,640 referrals received
  • 191 households/individuals were prescreened
  • 167 individuals/households applied and were approved to receive SNAP benefits


Overall, a total of 3,258 households were prescreened and 1,854 households applied and were approved for SNAP. Our outreach generated a local economic impact of $7,639,963 and 1,579,941 meals.