SMARTPHONE APPS HELPING TO REDUCE HUNGER

By Lani Furbank On Feb 17 2017

WICShopper allows users to instantly determine whether a specific food item is eligible for WIC benefits.  READ MORE…

WIC EBTSHOPPER MOBILE PHONE APP SIMPLIFIES WIC SHOPPING

DHHR PRESS RELEASE – AUGUST 2014

The WICShoppe mobile phone application offers improvements to the WIC shopping experience, benefiting participants, retail vendors and cashiers.  READ MORE…

FINALLY, SMARTPHONE APPLICATIONS FOR LOW INCOME USERS

 

BY STEVEN MELENDEZ ON

It’s a familiar criticism of Silicon Valley: while recent studies show most Americans adults now carry a smartphone, too many apps address the needs of young, affluent professionals – and comparatively few cater to the needs of the less well-off. READ MORE…

WICSHOPPER APP MAKES GROCERY SHOPPING EASIER FOR FAMILIES IN COLORADO’S WIC PROGRAM

 

May 2, 2017

Colorado has joined more than a dozen states using the WICShopper app. “Because most of our WIC families are tech savvy millennials, we are using technology to make it easier for them to get the nutrition support they need,” Nutrition Services Branch Director Erin Ulric said.  READ MORE…

MOBILE PHONE APP TO SIMPLIFY WIC SHOPPING

 

AUGUST 14th, 2014

“[WICSHOPPER] has the ability to load the participant’s current WIC benefits, allowing them to know with certainty what they can purchase with the benefits remaining on their eWIC card.” said Dr. Letitia Tierney, State Health Officer and Commissioner for the Bureau for Public Health. READ MORE…

EBTSHOPPER IDENTIFIES ELIGIBLE FOOD FOR W.Va WIC PARTICIPANTS

 

AUGUST 14th, 2014

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says the free app will make it easier for participants in the Women, Infants and Children program, or WIC, to shop for groceries. READ MORE…