List of Grocery Stores That Accept EBT Online for Delivery

"List of Grocery Stores That Accept EBT Online for Delivery"

(Last updated on 11/18/19) Online grocery shopping with delivery has been around for over 20 years but has particularly taken off over the last few years. Grocery store giants like Walmart, Amazon, Whole Foods, Safeway and upstarts like Fresh Direct and apps like Instacart are all getting in on the action. Unfortunately, the 40 million Americans on food stamps have not been able to buy groceries online until recently. In this post, we are going to provide a detailed list of grocery stores that accept EBT online. In this article, we will cover the following topics: Current EBT Program Rules USDA […]

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Fast Food Restaurants that accept EBT Food Stamps

"Fast Food Restaurants that accept EBT"

One of the questions we often get from our readers is whether there are restaurants that accept EBT. The answer is yes, but not everyone with an EBT card is allowed to use their card at fast food restaurants. You have to qualify for the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) and your state has to offer the RMP in order for you to be able to buy food at designated restaurants. In this post, we will explain how the Restaurant Meal Program works, who qualifies for the RMP program, what states offer the program and what restaurants are approved in each […]

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Trump to Allow Mandatory Drug Testing for Food Stamp Recipients

"Drug Testing for Food Stamp Recipients"

According to reports from numerous news outlets, President Trump is considering a rule that will allow states to require mandatory drug testing for Food Stamp recipients. This is part of a plan by conservatives in Congress to significantly reduce the number of people on SNAP benefits. There is a strong belief in conservative circles that most people on EBT are freeloaders who just want to live off the government while they indulge in habits such as drug addiction. The idea is that the prospect of having to be drug tested to receive food stamps will discourage a lot drug testing […]

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Amazon Prime Discount for EBT Recipients

"Amazon EBT Discount"

(Last updated on 3/11/19) Great News for EBT Cardholders!! Amazon.com has announced that beneficiaries enrolled in some government assistance programs can now get Amazon Prime subscriptions for $5.99 a month. EBT Cardholders are included in this offer. This means that if you are currently receiving benefits on an EBT card, like Food Stamps, you can sign up for Amazon Prime discount for EBT holders. To sign up, click here to be taken to their sign-up page. The regular Amazon Prime membership is $12.99 a month. However, if you have an EBT Card, you can get Prime Membership for $5.99. That’s […]

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The 50 Gas Stations that accept EBT Cash/Food Stamps

Gas Stations that Accept EBT

(Updated on January 29, 2019) One of the questions we often get from our readers is whether you can use EBT Cash at gas stations. We will answer that question below and provide you with the list of over 50 gas stations that accept EBT Cash and food stamps. We will also review the list of items you are allowed to buy with your EBT card at gas stations. Can You Use EBT/Food Stamps at Gas Stations? To answer this question, we first have to review the list of items you are allowed to buy with your EBT Card. We have a […]

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Food Stamp List of Approved Items

"Food and drink products falling down into basket"

If you are currently receiving food stamps or are applying for food stamps, it’s important to become familiar with what you can and cannot buy using your EBT Card. There is a food stamp list of approved items that is created by the United States Department of Agriculture that shows what you are allowed to buy with your food stamps. Using your EBT card to buy food that is not on the approved list can get you in serious trouble, including possible jail time if you are caught and prosecuted. In this article, we will walk you through the food stamp […]

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