Urge Congress to Extend the WIC Bump!
Unless Congress Acts Now, Families Will Soon Have Fewer WIC Benefits
The WIC benefit bump has helped kids and families access extra fruits and vegetables, but the increase is scheduled to end on September 30.
The bump increased WIC fruit and vegetable benefits from $9-11 per month to $24 per month for children and $43 per month for pregnant and postpartum participants.
The WIC benefit bump enables families with low income to purchase a greater variety and quantity of nutritious fresh foods during critical periods of child development and helps counter the effects of rising food prices.
Tell Congress to #ExtendTheWICBump before Sep 30, 2022, to ensure participants will not lose those critical benefits.
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