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How WIC Positively Impacts Local Communities

By National WIC Association

“For over forty years, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) has been strengthening local communities across America. In urban, rural and suburban areas, WIC’s time-limited services and benefits ensure that children get a strong, healthy start in life.

WIC positively impacts local communities in a variety of ways:

  • WIC brings money and healthy food into local communities,
  • supports local farmers, and
  • helps foster community partnerships that improve access to healthy food and ensure
    that local health and social service networks are strong and efficient…”

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Date Added
March 5, 2019

National WIC Association (2017) How WIC Positively Impacts Local Communities. Available online: https://media.nwica.org/2017-wic-localcommunities-pictures.pdf