WIC, You and the Grocery Store, Too!
You and the Grocery Store, Too! (Webcast, help)
video will explain how to use WIC checks at
the store to buy the correct amounts of the WIC approved foods. The Wisconsin WIC
Program does not endorse the products shown in this presentation. The photos
are used to illustrate some of the approved food choices available to WIC
Topics in the video are:
to use WIC checks at the store;
see examples of foods that are
allowed to be bought with WIC checks;
to buy the correct amounts of the WIC foods;
and hear the description of program materials, such as WIC checks, the
WIC Identification (ID), and the WIC Approved Foods List.
for viewing the video
- Check your audio before beginning.
- Move the cursor to clear the title and
to see more of the screen.
- Click on closed captioning if you would
like to use it.
- Gather up these materials, then review
them as you watch the video:
- the WIC ID.
- a WIC check.
- a WIC Fruit and Vegetable check
issued for women and children. A picture of the WIC Fruit and
Vegetable check is on the “How to use your WIC Fruit
and Vegetable Checks” brochure. The
brochure will help you understand how to buy fruits and vegetables
and how use this check. If you
have more than one fruit and vegetable check for the family for the
same month, they may be combined and used at the store together.
If the total cost of fruit and vegetables is greater than the
dollar amount of the check, you can use your own money, gift card,
credit card, debit card or FoodShare Quest card to pay the
- WIC Folder.
Read “At the Store” on the cover and the “WIC Rights
and Responsibilities” inside the folder to learn the rules for
properly using the checks to avoid abusing the WIC Program.
Approved Foods List (effective November 1, 2010).
If you have any
questions, contact the WIC Office. The telephone number can be found on the
WIC ID and inside the WIC Folder.
In accordance with Federal law and U. S.
Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from
discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or
disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director,
Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C.
20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are
hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the
Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA
is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
March 06, 2013