Does Sam’s Club Accept EBT Card for Food Stamps

A common question among many EBT cardholders is whether or not you can redeem your SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits at Sam’s Club. Sam’s Club is an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned by Walmart. Sam’s Club is the preferred shopping destination for buying a large quantity of items at a discounted price. This is ideal for those EBT cardholders with large families. Sam’s Club warehouse clubs currently reside in 47 U.S. states with 610 different locations.



Does Sam’s Club accept EBT Cards?

Yes, Sam’s Club currently accepts EBT cards at all club locations; however, you must be a Member to purchase items in-club without incurring a service fee. Sam’s Club warehouse clubs carry a large variety of food stamp approved items for SNAP benefit redemption.

For information on the SNAP card, visit

For information on applying for SNAP benefits, call 800-221-5689


EBT Food Stamps

Does Sam’s Club Accept EBT Card


Before going to your local Sam’s Club to redeem your SNAP benefits, we advise that you call your local Club to confirm that they do in fact accept EBT cards as a form of payment. You do not want to show up and find that you will not be able to redeem your SNAP benefits at that location. Please make a note that products carried at Sam’s Club warehouse clubs do not qualify for the WIC program.

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What Your Store Needs to Accept Food Stamps

To accept SNAP benefits (Food Stamps) at your business or store location, you have to meet eligibility criteria set by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The main thing you have to look out for is to make sure your store is selling the kind of food that is approved under the program. It is important that you follow this rule because committing EBT Card fraud can land you in jail for a long time. Here is what you need to sell at your store to be eligible to accept SNAP Cards:

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As you can see, they are very specific about the criteria and you should make sure you are in one of the two categories before you apply. To apply to accept food stamps at your store location, you have to follow a 3 step process, which we have outline in detail in our post. Click on the link to the post in the top menu above under “Accept Food Stamps”.

You should know that food stamps fraud is growing and the government is going after retailers that help people commit SNAP card fraud. So, if you are approved for the program, make sure your employees are all properly trained to handle sales from the program, because any illegal activities undertaken by your employees all fall on you. You do not want to end up like the store owner in the video above who got arrested for helping people commit fraud with their food assistance card that were given to them to help them buy nutritious food.

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Does Walmart accept EBT Card for Food Stamps

The question many SNAP benefits holder have is whether you can use your EBT Card at Walmart. This is because over the last decade, Walmart has gotten into the food and grocery business and with many people a few miles from a Walmart location, it makes sense for people to want to know if they can use their food stamps card there too. WalMart said operates 4,177 stores in the U.S., excluding its Sam’s Club warehouse club stores – with 3,275 of those being Supercenters, which sell grocery items and are open for longer hours. 

Does Walmart accept EBT Card?

"which stores accept EBT Card and SNAP Card"Yes, Walmart accepts EBT cards at their locations that sell food items that are on the approved food stamps list. If you want to know what food you can buy with your card, see the list we have provided below:

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You should probably call your local Walmart to find out for sure if they take EBT because if they don’t sell items that are on the list above, then you will not be able to use your card there. You don’t want to show up and find that your local store does not carry grocery items you need or have very limited things you can buy with your card.

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Does Target accept EBT Card for Food Stamps

It’s 2014 and it’s hard to imagine that there is any grocery store or supermarket that does not accept food stamps. This is because there are more than 46 million people on SNAP benefits – with many states having more than 20% of the households on food stamps or some form of public food assistance program. As we have explained in our recent post on the topic, most grocery stores and corner stores do take EBT card and farmers markets are beginning to get into taking them, even though they are used to taking only cash.

Does Target accept EBT Card or Food Stamps?

The answer is yes, Target accepts the card in all their store across the United States (Target operates 1,683 stores in 48 states, including 239 SuperTarget stores). Remember that you can only buy food that is approved for EBT purchases. So, the fact that Target accepts SNAP benefits only means that you can only buy the foods that are allowed under the program.

If you do not have a Target store near you or want to find other stores in your area that accept food stamps, visit this page. Here is the list of foods you can buy with your food assistance card:

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We hope this post was helpful. Were you able to use your card at Target? Tell us about your experience below. If you were able to use it in other stores successfully, tell us about it below.

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List of Grocery Stores that accept Food Stamps

The United States Department of Agriculture has a program that approved stores to accept food stamps or SNAP benefits. These stores are required to offer certain kinds of foods to be eligible to participate in the program. Most grocery stores and supermarkets or corner stores in the United States accept EBT Cards. Walmart, Target, Costco and Trader Joe’s all now accept Food Stamps.

You can also use the store finder tool to locate a store near you that accepts EBT.

Here is a list of some of the major grocery chains in the United States. As we mentioned above, almost all grocery stores do accept food assistance cards. But we suggest you call them first to make sure, so you don’t waste your gas and time going to the store only to find out they do not.

List of Grocery Stores that accept Food Stamps

Name # of
114 Grocery & Deli Incorporated 1 NY
1st Oriental Supermarket 2 FL
A & A Fine Foods 1 NJ
A & G Fine Foods Incorporated 1
A & P Food Stores 109 CT, DE, GA, IL, IN, LA, MD, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TX
A G Ferrari Foods 4 CA
Acme Markets 165 DE, MD, NJ, OH, PA, VA
African and Caribbean Supermarket 2 UT
AG Ferrari Foods 5 CA
Agro Foods 2 FL
Aguada Supermarket Incorporated 3 NY
Ajs Fine Foods 10 AZ
Akins Natural Food 10 KS, MO, NE, OK
AL & James Foods 3 MN, OK
Al’s Supermarket 5 FL, IN
Albertsons 979 AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, WA, WY
All American Foods 6 GA, MA, MN, WI
American Foods Group 5 MN, OH, WI
American Supermarket 2 AL, NJ
Americold Logistics 1 OR
Ameriqual Foods Inc. 1 IN
Ameristop Food Mart 3 OH
Amish Market Atlas Park 3 NY
Ammons Supermarket LLC 2 NJ
Anderson Supermarket 2
Andys Iga Foodliner 3 ME
Anshas West Indian Supermarket 2 FL
Apna Bazaar 5 CA, NY, TX
Apples Supermarket 2 OH
Arck Foods 3 NE
Arena Supermarket 1 FL
Arends Family Foods 2 NE
Aria Foods 4 NJ
Arley Country Supermarket 1 AL
Armando’s Supermarket 3 FL, IL
Arteaga’s Starlite Supermarket 6 CA
Artel Supermarket 1 FL
Associated Food Stores 71 NH, NJ, NY, WA
Atkinsons Market 2 ID
Austin Foods 7 IL, IN, NC, NY
Azteca Grocery 2
Azteca Mkt. 4 CA
Azteco Mkt. 1
B & B Foods 5 MT, TX
B & F Super Foods 2 CO
B & G Foods 9 AR, DE, MD, ME, NJ, TN
Babco Foods International 2 NJ
Baker’s 12 NE
Baldor Speciality Foods 5 MA, NY
Bar S Foods 4 AZ, OK
Baraboo Sysco Food 1 WI
Bashas 30 AZ
Basic American Foods 15 CA, ID, IL, MD, WA, WI
Beit Brothers Supermarket 3 CT
Bel Air Supermarkets 7 CA
Ben E Keith Foods 11 AR, KS, LA, OK, TN, TX
Benders Foods 3 IA, WI
Benetti Foods 2 MN
Berner Foods Incorporated 2 IL
Better Brand Foods Inc. 2 CA
Bi lo Inc 29 AL, FL, GA, LA, NC, PA, SC, TN
BI Rite Supermarket 7 MD, MI, OH, SC, TX
Bi-Lo 122 AL, GA, MT, NC, PA, SC, TN
BI-Rite Supermarket 6 CA, NC, OH, OK, TX
Big Apple Supermarket 3 NC, OH
Big Bear Natural Foods 3 NJ, PA
Big M 5 NY
Big Saver Foods 14 CA
Big Sky Premium Meats & Specialty Foods 2 MT
Big Star Grocery 1 MS
Big Star Super Market 11 AL, LA, MS, TN
Big Top Supermarket 2 FL
Big Town Foods 2 AL
Big Value Super Mkt. 1 CT
Big Y Foods 65 KY, MA
Bil Mar Foods 5 IA, TX
Bill & Eileen’s Market 1 NJ
Bill & Sons Super Market 1 AL
Bill Martin Foods 3 TN
Bills Family Foods 2 IA
Bills Shursave Supermarket 4 PA
Bills Super Market 1 TX
Billys Quick Stop & Farmers Market 1 MS
BJ’s Wholesale Club 130 CT, DE, FL, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, TN, VA
Boardman Foods 5 OR, WA
Bravo Supermarket 53 CT, FL, NJ, NY, PA, RI
Breaux Mart Supermarket 9 LA
Brookshire Brothers 112 AR, LA, MS, TX
Brookville Supermarket 2 DC, MD
Brothers Supermarket 9 FL, MA, MI, NJ
Broughton Foods 11 OH, WV
Broulims Supermarket 7 ID
Broussards Supermarket Inc 4 LA, WA
Bruce Foods Corporation 4 LA, NC, TX
Buche Foods 3 SD
Buehler’s Buy-Low Supermarkets 2 IN
Bunge Foods 7 CA, IL, UT
Buschs Family Supermarket 4 MI
Butera Finer Foods 5 IL
Buy Rite Foods 2 FL, IA
Buy Rite Supermarket 3 NJ, NY
Bybee Foods LLC 2 WA
C & R Super Market 17 MO
C Town 106 CT, IL, MA, NJ, NY, OH, PA
Cal Maine Foods 20 AR, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, NM, OH, SC, TX
Cala Foods Inc 2 CA
Calderon Market 2 MA
California Creative Foods 2 CA
California Custom Foods 2
California Family Foods 3
Cardenas Foods 14 FL
Carrolls Foods Incorporated 44 IA, NC, VA
Carter’s Supermarket 3 IN, LA
Cash Wise Foods 10 MN, ND
Cedar Food Market 8 NJ
Centurion Foods LLC 6 GA
Ceriello Fine Foods 6 CT, MD, NJ, NY
Certified Grocers of III 5 IL
Chamberlins Natural Foods 5 FL
Chavez Supermarket 8 CA
Checo Supermarket 2 NJ, NY
Chestertown Natural Foods 3 MD
Chief Supermarkets 11 OH
City Market 60 CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY
Costco 662 AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI
County Market 37 AR, IA, IL, IN, LA, MN, MS, MT, PA, WI
Crowley Foods 9 NY, VA
Ctown 4 NY
Cub Foods 66 GA, IA, IL, MN, OH, WI
Culloden Independent Supermarket 2 WV
Culloden Independent Supermarket Route 60 1
Cumberland Farms 14 CT, FL, MA, NY, PA
D & B Foods 2 IA, MN
D & D Super Mkt. 2 IN
D & J Supermarket Corp 2 FL
D & M Family Foods 4 KY
D & M Supermarket 2 CT, MI
D & R Market 2 IN, MA
D’ Agostinos Supermarket 24 NY
Dabo Foods 3 OR
Dahls Foods 9 IA
Dakota Natural Foods Inc 5 MN
Danny’s Fine Foods 3 MI
Dans Super Market 12 ND, UT
Dans Supreme Supermarket 5 NY
Dash Markets 4
Dave’s Supermarket 16 IL, MO, NY, OH, PA, WI
Davids Supermarket 33 TX
Davisco Foods 6 GA, MN, SD
Dawn Foods 3 AR
Daybreak Foods 6 IA, MN, WA, WI
Dean Foods 29 IL, IN, KY, MA, MI, MN, OH, SD, VA, WI
Delberts Supermarket 3 OK
Demoulas Supermarket 9 MA, NH
Diamond Crystal Specialty Foods 3 IA
Diamond Supermarket 8 NY, TX
Dicks Supermarket 4 IA, WI
Dillon Stores 60 KS, MO
Dominick’s Finer Foods 68 CA, IL
Donelans Supermarket 7 MA
Dot Foods 11 CA, ID, IL, IN, MO, NY, OK
Dover Super Market 3 AR, NJ
Down Home Foods 4 MN, OH
Down to Earth Natural Foods 14 HI, MA, NY, OH, TX, UT
Draegers Supermarket 4 CA
Dubois Super Foods 2 WY
E W James & Sons Supermarket 11 KY, TN
Eagle Supermarket Corp. 2 OH
Earthlight Natural Foods 5 PA
Eastern Foods 14 CA, CO, FL, GA, MN, MO, NC, NJ, OH, TN, TX, WA
Eats Natural Foods 6 VA
Econo Foods 22 IA, IL, MA, MN, ND, SD, WI
El Ahorro 6 FL, TX
Everyday 4
Excel Supermarket 2 AL
Extra Supermarket 13 FL, NJ, NY
F’real Foods 2 CA
Fairplay Finer Foods 6 IL
Fairway Finer Foods 1
Fairway Finer Foods Inc. 1
Fairway Food Market 1 NY
Fairway Foods 5 GA, IL, MI
Fairway Foods Inc. 1 CA
Fairway Wholesale 6 NY
Family Fare 21 MI
Family Foods 44 AL, CA, CO, DC, FL, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MI, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, SC, TX, UT
Family Fresh Foods 3 WI
Fareway Stores Inc 9 IA, NE
Farmers Foods 8 NC, VA
Farmland Foods 19 AZ, IA, IL, MA, MN, MO, NE, OH, TX, WI
Fas Check Supermarket 10 WV
Fast Lane Foods 6 GA, IN
Fast Track Foods 16 FL, GA, NC
Fastee Foods 3 GA
Fastop Foods Inc 3 CA, TX
Fastpak Foods 4 LA
Fastrip Food Store 3 CA
Festival Foods 21 FL, MI, MN, MO, PA, WI
Fiesta Foods 15 CA, FL, IA, NE, SD, WA
Fine Fair Supermarket 36 NJ, NY, PA
Flash Foods 133 FL, GA
Fleck Foods Inc 2 PA
Floyds Supermarket 3 AL, KS, KY
Food 4 Less 175 AL, CA, FL, IL, IN, MI, MO, NE, NJ, NV, OH, OR
Food Bag 3 CT, NY
Food Basket 5 NH, NY, TX
Food City 32 AZ, FL, KY, MA, ME, NC, NY, OH, TN, VA, VT
Food Emporium 32 CT, MI, NJ, NY, WA
Food Express 2 CA, NJ
Food Fair 5 IN, KS, KY, MO, VA
Food Giant 10 AL, AR, CA, FL, KY, MO
Food Lion 1238 DE, FL, GA, KY, MA, MD, NC, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV
Food Roundup Supermarket 3 MT
Food World 10 AL, KY, NY, TX, UT
Foodarama Supermarkets 4 MD, NJ
Foodland 13 AL, HI, IL, KY, MA, NY, PA, TX, WV
Foodmart 1 CT
Foodmaster Supermarket 13 MA
Foodmax 9 AL, CA, GA, KY, MS, NC
Foodsco 19 CA
Foodtown 114 AZ, CA, FL, IL, KY, LA, MI, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, TN, TX, WI
Foodway Supermarket 2 TX, VA
Francescos Fabulous Foods LLC 2 CT
Franjo Supermarket 2 FL
Frank’s Mkt. 3 CA
Fred Meyer 102 AK, ID, KY, MN, OR, PA, WA
Freedom Foods 5 MA, OH, WI
Freeland Foods 3 CA
Fresh and Easy Neighborhood 6
Fresh And Natural Foods 2 MN
Fresh Pride Supermarkets 14 MD, VA
Friendly Foods 17 FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MD, ME, NY, OK, TX, WA, WI
Frontera Foods 3 CO, IL
Frys Food Stores 75 AZ, VT
Furrs Supermarket 4 NM, TX
G & G Supermarket 2 CA
G & W Foods 18 KS, MO
G U Family Market 6 NY
Gabriels Super Mkt 2
Garcias Supermarket 3
Geissler’s Super Mkt. 7 CT, MA
Gene’s Heartland Foods 3 KS
Genuardis 24 NJ, PA
Gerritys 10
Geyers Fresh Foods 6 OH
Giant Eagle 240 KY, MD, OH, PA, WI, WV
Giant Food 93 DC, DE, MD, VA
Giant Food Store 28 PA
Giant Markets Inc 6 NY
Glory Supermarket 5 MI
Goodings Supermarkets 4 FL
Grand Union Co 11 CT, MA, NY, VT
Grants Supermarket 7 NH, VA, WV
Grauls Market 5 MD
Gristedes 37 NY
Grocery Fox 2 RI
Gruma Mission Foods 6 CA, TX, WA
Guadalajara Supermarket 4 GA, IL, SC
Guzman Grocery 7 NY
H & L Supermarket 3 MO
Haggen Food & Pharmacy 5 OR, WA
Han Ah Reum Supermarket 2 NY, PA
Handy Andy Supermarkets 8 TX
Hannaford 228 MA, ME, NH, NY, VA, VT
Hanover Supermarket 2 IA, IL
Happy Foods 7 FL, IL
Harps Food Store 5 AR, MO, OK
Harris Teeter 216 DC, DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, NJ, SC, TN, VA
Harrys Fresh Foods 3 OR
Harvest -Foods 5 AR, NC
Harvest Foods 45 AR, CA, ID, IL, LA, MT, WA
Harveys Super Market 9 GA
Hays Food Town 4 AR
Healthway Natural Foods 11 CA, MD, VA, WV
Heartland Foods 10 IA, IN, MD, OH, OK, SD
HEB 278 AZ, NY, TX
Heinens 15 OH
Hen House 15 KS, MO
Hillside Foods 2 NY
Holiday Foods 19 AL, CA, IA, IN, KY, NC, TX
Holiday Quality Foods 19 CA
Holland Market 2
Hollys Town Super Market 3 IA
Hollywood Super Mkt. 4 MI
Homeland 36 KS, OK
Homerun Foods 10 GA
Hometown Foods 35 AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, MD, MN, NC, NY, OR, WI
Horizon Foods 11 AZ, CA, CO, IA, MA, MD, NC, NY, OH, RI
Hornbachers Foods 5 MN, ND
Hot Stuff Foods LLC 3 SD
Houchens Market 9 KY
Houghton Market 1 WA
Hung Vuong Super Market 3 PA
Hurricane Foods 5 IN
Huy Fong Foods Inc. 2 CA
Hy Klas Foods 3 MO
Hy Vee 26 IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, SD
IBC Merita 8 FL, GA
Ingles Market 65 NC, SC, TN
Island Pacific Supermarket 9 CA, NV
Jack Rabbit Foods 4 GA
Jade Foods 5 AR
Jahnke Foods 2 MN
Jalisco Market 11 CA, GA, IL, LA, OH
Jamboree Foods 11 IA, KS, MN, OH, SD
James E W & Sons Supermarket 1 TN
Jardines Texas Foods 3 TX
Jaritza Supermarket 2 NJ
Jennie O Foods 7 KS, MN
Jensens Finest Foods 4 CA
Jerome Foods 7 MN, WA, WI
Jet Foods 2 GA
Jewel-Osco 220 IA, IL, IN, NM, TX, WI, WV
Jimmy Dean Foods 8 IA, IL
Jimmy Foods 1
Jimmy’s Food Mart 1 WI
Jimmy’s Foods 2 IL
Joseph Webb Foods 2 CA
Joy Bargain 2
Joy Foods 7 FL, PA, TN
Joyti Supermarket 2 CA
Jubilee Foods 34 AL, IA, IL, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NY, OH, PA, SD, WI, WY
Jumbo Foods 3 AZ, OK, WA
Jw Fine Foods 3 NJ
Kaiser Supermarket 6 IN, OH
Kaneshic Supermarket 2 IL
Karina Grocery 7 MA, NY
Karns Quality Foods 7 PA
Kash N Karry 1 FL
Kay Foods 4 MI, NJ, TX
Kens Foods 6 AR, AZ, DE, FL, MA, OH
Kens Quik Foods 2 TX
Kensington Supermarket 2 MD, MN
Kents Foods 2 UT
Kevins Great American 2 NY
Key Food 64 IL, NJ, NY, OH, OR
Keystone Foods 12 AL, AR, MI, OH, PA, WI
Kikos Supermarket 2 NJ
Kim Market 2 MA
Kim Young 2 NY
King Brothers Super Market 2 KY
King Food 7 CA, FL, IL, MA, NY, WI
King Kullen 40 NY
King Ranch Market 5 CA
King Soopers 118 CO, WY
Kings Super Market 39 CA, FL, NJ, NY, PA, SC
Kleins Super Market 17 MD, PA, TX
Kmart Super Centers 13 CO, IL, IN, MI, NC, TN, TX
Koch Foods 10 AL, GA, IN, MS, OH, TN
Kona Natural Foods 5 HI
Krauszers 13 CT, NJ, PA
Kroger 1332 AL, AR, CA, CO, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV
Kta Super Stores 5 HI
Kubiaks Family Foods 2 ME, MN
Kumud Groceries 2 CA
Kwickie Flash Foods 14 GA
L & L Food Centers 8 MI
Labriola Leonard Foods 3 PA
Lake Mystic Super Market 2 FL
Lakeside Foods 2 WI
Lakewinds Natural Foods 4 MN
Landis Supermarket 4 PA
Landmark Foods 4 AR, MS, TX
Lawrence Bros Iga 13
Leevers Supermarket 3 CO
Legacy Foods 3 IN, KS
Leisure Time Foods 6 NC, SC, VA
Leprino Foods 13 CA, CO, MI, NE, NM, NY
Lewis Food Town 12 TX
Lil Cricket 4 SC
Lil Peach 25 MA
Lobill Foods 13 IN, OH
Logli Supermarkets 1 IL
Lowes Food 87 NC, NM, SC, TX
Lucky’s Supermarket 10 AL, NV
Luihn Foods 3 NC
Mac’s Fresh Market 5 LA
Mace Supermarkets 2 MO
Macs Market 2 NH, VT
Made In Hawaii Foods 2 HI
Madison Foods 2 MT
Malone’s Food Stores 5 TX
Mana Foods 2 HI
Mandros Imported Foods 3 PA
Marathon 2 KY, TN
Marigold Foods 8 IA, MN, WI
Marino’s Associated Foods 2 AL
Market Basket 115 AZ, CA, GA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, WI
Marketplace Foods 3 MN, ND
Mars Supermarket 24 MD
Marsh Supermarket 93 IN, OH
Martin Preferred Foods 4 TX
Martin’s Super Market 29 IN, MI
Meijer 154 IL, IN, KY, MI, NY, OH
Melmarkets Foodtown 9 NY
Met Foods 38 NJ, NY
Metal Supermarkets 36 AL, AZ, CA, GA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, WA, WI
Metro Food Market 4 MD
Mi Bandera Supermarket 3 FL, OH
Michael Foods 10 IN, MN, NE, NJ
Michoacam Supermarket 2 CA
Mission Foods 45 AZ, CA, CO, GA, IA, KS, MN, MO, NY, PA, TX, VA
Mojave Foods 7 CA, CO, GA, NV, SC, TX
Morningstar Foods 7 CA, FL, KY, MD, VA
Mother Earth Natural Foods 3 FL, NY
Neighborhood Market 95 AR, AZ, FL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MS, NM, NV, OK, TN, TX, UT
New Way Supermarket 10 FL, NJ, NY, RI
Newly Weds Food 8 AR, IL, MA, NJ
Newmans Foods 2 MO
Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppe 19 NY
Niemann Foods 7 IL, MO
Nijiya Market 5 CA
Nikken Foods 2 MO
No Frills Supermarket 17 IA, NE
Nob Hill Foods 3 CA
North Bay Foods 4
North End Market 4 MA, NH, OH, VT
Northgate Markets 11 CA, FL
Northland Foods 4 MI, WI
Nutricion Fundamental 8 CA
Oakridge Supermarket 3 MI
Occidental International Foods 3 NJ
Old Dutch Foods 20 FL, IA, MN, ND, NE, SD, VA, WI
One Stop Market 7 CA, MA, NY
Outpost Natural Foods 5 HI, WI
Owens Supermarket 4 IN, NV
P & C Foods 59 NH, NY, PA, VT
P & T Supermarket 4 LA, NJ
P W Supermarkets 7 CA
Pacific Supermarket 6 HI
Pak’n Save 5 CA
Pal Supermarket 3 NJ, NY
Pantry Foods 4 IN, WI
Paradise Foods 6 CA, MI, WY
Park N Shop 3 MA
Park Place Foods 7 TX
Patco Handy Stop 9 CT
Patel Brothers 10 CA, MA, NY, PA, TX
Pathmark 69 DE, NJ, NY, PA
Patricias Foods 5 MO
Patrick Murphy Market 2 NY
Pats Foods 5 MI
Paul’s Supermarket 5 GA, MO
Pavilions 5 CA
Paw Creek Foods Incorporated 2 MA
Pax Wholesome Foods 7 NY
Payfair Supermarket 3 FL
Payless Super Market 5 LA, TX, VA
Peachtree Natural Foods 5 AL, GA
Pechin 5 PA
Pecks Market 3 NY
Pennant Foods 5 GA, IL
Perez Supermarket 5 NJ
Pic N Save 5 AL, IN
Pic Pac Supermarket 8 KY, MI
Pick Quick Foods 9 NY
Pick’n Save 16 WI
Pickles Olives Etc 2 NJ
Pierces Supermarket 3 WI
Pierre Foods 1 NC
Piggly Wiggly 535 AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MN, MO, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI
Piglet Supermarket 2 GA, SC
Pik Nik Foods 5 TX
Pinnacle Foods 13 AL, AR, AZ, IA, MI, NE, NJ
Pioneer Supermarket 27 NY, PA
President Supermarket 9 FL, NJ
Price Chopper 101 AR, CT, KS, MA, MO, NY, PA, VT
Price Cutter 6 AR, MO, OK
Price Less Foods 4 CA, IL, OR
Price Rite 18 CT, IL, MA, NY, PA, RI
Publix 1144 AL, FL, GA, IA, IL, MI, NJ, NY, OH, SC, TN
Pw Supermarkets 4 CA
Qfc Quality Food Centers 59 AR, NE, OR, PA, WA
Quality Dairy Co. 14 MI
Quality Food Mart Super Markets 5 TX
Rainbow Foods 22 GA, IL, MN, VA
Raley’s Supermarkets & Drug Centers 40 CA, NM, NV
Ralphs Grocery Co. 19 CA, KS, KY, MO
Rameys Supermarket 11 MS
Red Apple Food Marts 27 MI, NY, PA, WY
Resers Fine Foods 19 AR, FL, ID, KS, MT, OK, OR, UT, WA
Reynolds Supermarket 2 MT, WY
Riceland Foods 23 AR, LA, MO
Richdale Dairy Store 5 MA, NH
Right Way Foods 13 FL
Roche Bros 16 MA
Rosauers Supermarket 11 ID, OR, WA
Rosco Supermarket 2 CA
Rouse’s Supermarket 15 LA, MS
Rowes Supermarkets 4 FL
Run In Foods 5 NC
Rush Hour Foods 4 IN, TX
Sack N Save Foods 7 HI, OH
Safeway 1074 AK, AZ, CA, CO, DC, DE, FL, HI, ID, IN, MD, MO, MT, NE, NM, NV, NY, OR, PA, SC, SD, TX, VA, WA, WY
Sam’s Club 31 CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MI, MO, MS, NC, OH, SC, TX, WI, WV
Sav A Lot 2 FL, IL
Save A Lot 396 AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WV
Save Mart Supermarket 122 AR, CA, NV, NY, OH, TX
Saveland Supermarket 4 FL, MI
SaveRite Grocery Warehouse 1 FL
Saverite Grocery Warehouse 1
Saveway Foods 5 CA, IL, OH, WV
Schnuck Markets 108 IL, IN, MO, MS, TN
Schratter Foods 8 CA, FL, NJ, TX
Schreiber Food Inc. 32 AZ, CO, GA, KY, MO, NC, NJ, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI
Schwan’s Fine Food 128 AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY
Scolaris Food & Drug Co. 4 CA, NV
Scotts Foods 12 IA, IN
Seabra Supermarkets 9 MA, NJ, RI
Seafood City Supermarket 8 CA
Seafood City Supermarkets 1
Sedanos Supermarket 28 FL
Selecto Supermarket 2 NJ
Seneca Foods 27 FL, ID, MN, NY, WA, WI
Sentry Foods 20 GA, IL, VA, WI
Shamrock Foods 15 AZ, CO, MA, NJ, NM
Shaw’s Osco 29 CT, MA, ME, NH, RI
Shaws 184 CA, CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT
Sherwood Foods 6 IL, MI, OH, VA
Shop and Go 4 AR, CA, NY, TX
Shop N Save 117 AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, IL, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, OH, PA, TX, WV
Shop Rite 3 NY
Shop Smart 7
Shoppers Food 60 DC, DE, MD, VA
Shoprite 129 CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, NJ, NY, OH, PA
Shore Stop Food Stores 7 DE
Sigma Foods 19 AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, NV, TX, UT
Smart & Final 158 AZ, CA, FL, NV
Smithfield Food 8 MA, NY, OK, VA
Smiths Food & Drug Centers 145 AZ, CA, ID, IN, MT, NC, NM, NV, UT, WY
Snappy Foods 14 GA, TX
Southern Family Foods 7 AL, GA, MS
Sparkle Super Markets 7 OH
Spee D Foods 12 GA, OH
Sprint Foods 9 GA
Spruce Foods 2 CA
Star Market 27 HI, MA, NV, NY
Stater Bros 120 CA
Stop & GO 15 CT, FL, MA, NY, OH, TX
Stop & Save 2 CA, CT
Stop & Shop 663 AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI
Stop 1 Supermarket 4 MA, NJ, NY
Stop Market 2 CA, RI
Stop N Save 8 CA, MA, TX
Stop One Grocery 8 CT, NJ, NY
Store 24 3 MA, NH
Streetmans Supermarket 9 OK
Stremicks Heritage Foods 3 CA
Stripes 6 OK
Sturm Foods Inc 2 WI
Sugar Creek Stores 7 NY
Sullivans Foods 16 IA, IL, OH
Summer Fresh Supermarket 7 MO
Sun Hop Fat 1 Supermarket 3 CA
Sun Market 3 DC, MA
Sun Mart Foods 4 NE
Sun Sang Supermarket 2 CA
Sun Valley Foods 3 ID, MI, NV
Sunbelt Foods 2 GA, TX
Sunbelt Natural Foods 3 FL
Sundance Natural Foods 3 CA, OR
Sunflower Farmers Market 3 AZ, NV
Sunflower Natural Foods 6 CA, CO, IN, OH, VT
Sunflower Natural Foods Market 1 NY
Sunflower Supermarket 2 MS
Sunland Foods 2 FL
Sunmart 9 MN, ND, NE, TX
Sunny Food Store 7 AL, NY, TX
Sunny Fresh 5 IA, MI, MN
Sunny Groceries 2 MD
Sunny Ridge Supermarket 1 CT
Sunrise Food 14 CA, FL, MI, NJ, NY, OH, TX, WI
Sunrise Natural Foods 5 CA, MN, NY
Sunrise Natural Foods Inc 1 FL
Sunset Foods 3 IL, NM
Sunshine Fine Foods 2 OH
Sunshine Foods 21 CA, CT, FL, IA, IL, MI, MN, NY, PA, SD, WI
Sunshine Market 4 CA, MA, MO, RI
Sunshine Natural Foods 4 IA, OR, TX
Sunshine Supermarket 4 FL, NY, VA, WI
Sunshine Supermarkets 1 FL
Super 1 Foods 42 AR, ID, LA, MT, OR, TX, WA
Super A Foods 15 CA, TX
Super Bargain 4 CA
Super Bear Supermarket 2 AK
Super Food 2 FL
Super Food Store 4 GA, TX
Super Fresh 48 DC, DE, IL, MD, MN, NJ, PA, TX
Super K Food Store 3 CA, FL, TX
Super One Foods 18 LA, MI, MN, ND, WA, WI
Super S Foods 38 TX
Super Target 6 GA, IA, IL, LA, TX
Superfresh 6 MD, NJ, PA
Superior Market 9 NY
Superior Supermarket 6 CT, NC, NJ, NY
Supervalu 22 AL, CA, GA, IL, MN, MS, MT, ND, NJ, NM, OH, PA, WA, WI, WV
Supervalue 1 OH
Sure Winner Foods 7 MA, ME, NH
Sweetbay Supermarket 89 FL
Tawa Supermarket 9 CA, NV
Tedeschi Food Shops 26 MA
Terry’s Supermarket 7 TX
Terrys Supermarket 2
Thriftway 23 CA, FL, GA, IA, KS, ME, MN, MO, NM, NY, OH, PA, TX, VA
Times Super Market 15 HI
Tops Friendly Markets 33 NY, OH
Tops Market 32 NY
Town & Country 40 AR, GA, KS, KY, MI, MO, MT, VA, WI
Trade Fair 12 NY
Trader Joe’s 39 CA, CT, MA, MI, MO, NV, NY, OH
Tradewinds Marketplace 3 ME
Tropical Supermarket 11 FL, MD
Turkey Hill Mini Market 184 PA
Twin City Foods 16 ID, MI, NJ, WA
U Save Super Markets 8 FL
Ukrops Super Market 36 TX, VA
Ultra Food’s 1 IL
Ultra Foods 11 IN
United Supermarket 75 IL, OK, TX
Vallarta Supermarket 26 CA, MI
Vons 255 CA, MD, MI, NV, NY, SC, TN
Wal-Mart Supercenter 2592 AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY
Waldbaums 69 NY
Wawa Food Markets 529 DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA
Wayfield Foods 14 GA
Wegmans 93 MD, NJ, NY, PA, VA
Weis Markets 105 CA, CT, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV
Wesselmans Supermarket 11 IN
Western Supermarket 14 AL, IL, IN, NY
Westfarm Foods 6 CA, ID, OR, WA
White Hen Pantry 14 MA, NH
White Market 5 VT
Whites Fresh Foods 13 TN, VA
Whole Foods Market 68 AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, WY
Winco 14 CA, OR
Winn Dixie 608 AL, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA

We hope you found our list helpful. If we missed something, let us know in the comments section below. If you are having issues with using your card in a particular store, we would like to know that too. Tell us in the comments section below.

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How to Accept Food Stamps at my Store

If you are a store or business owner and would like to accept food stamps (SNAP Benefits) at your location, you will first have to apply with the USDA for approval. In this post, we will give you the step-by-step process to get you approved to accept EBT Cards. Here’s how:

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How to Accept Food Stamps at my Store

Step 1

The first step in the process is to set up a USDA eAuthentication account. You will need an email address to do that. If you do not have an email address, you can sign up for one here with Gmail or Yahoo Mail. Once you have an email address, click here to sign up for the eAuthentication account. You will receive a confirmation email with a link, which you must click on to activate your account. After you complete this process, you are ready to move to step #2. If you do not have an internet access, you can also complete this process via phone by calling the USDA at via their toll free number at 1-877-823-4369.

 Step 2

The second step in the process is to fill out an online application. Remember, you need to have completed Step #1 above to be able to apply. Click here to go to the application page. Once there, click on “sign in” and log into your account. You can start and stop the application process. You have up to 30 days to complete and submit the online application to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). To complete the application, you are going to need the following information, so be ready to supply them:

  • Store owner’s name,
  • Store owner’s home address,
  • Store owner’s social security number,
  • Estimated store sales.

Once you submit the application, you can return to the same website to check the status of your application. All you need to do is sign into your account. It takes the USDA up to 45 days to process an application once it’s complete. As part of the application review process, what you submitted will be reviewed to make sure it is complete. Once that is determined, they will conducts a background check for past SNAP history, and evaluates your store for eligibility.  They may visit your store to confirm eligibility.  

Remember, that for your store to be eligible to accept EBT cards, you must meet the eligibility criteria below:

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Step 3

You may be requested to send supporting documentation to confirm information you provided on your application. Mail them to SNAP Retailer Service Center, USDA Food and Nutrition Service, PO Box 14500, Washington DC 20044. Please Note: UPS and FedEx will not deliver to a PO Box Address. 

If you have questions about the application process or are stuck in the process and are not sure what to do, you can contact the USDA’s SNAP Retailer Service Center at 1-877-823-4369 and a representative will assist you with your question. 

If you are approved

If you are approved for the program, make sure you take the training seriously. Food stamp abuse and fraud can land you in jail, so make sure you only allow people to buy foods approved on the SNAP list. Also, the actions of your employees regarding the SNAP program are your responsibility, so make sure you train them very well on how to deal with food stamp purchases.

Click here to begin the application now to get your store approved to accept food stamps.

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