Emergency Allotment Benefits by State – November 2020

As of November 2, 2020 a total of 28 states have been approved to distribute Emergency Allotment SNAP benefits for November 2020. This means that recipients receiving food stamp benefits in approved states will receive extra food stamp benefits for the month. SNAP EBT cardholders will receive the maximum benefit amount for their household size. The extra food stamp benefits are approved by the USDA as Emergency Allotment benefits. In this article, we will cover which states have been approved to issue extra SNAP EBT benefits for November 2020 including when you can expect to receive your Emergency Allotment benefits. […]

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Extra SNAP Benefits by State – October 2020

As of October 6, 2020 a total of 42 states have been approved to distribute extra SNAP benefits to households for the month of October. This means that recipients receiving food stamp benefits in an approved state will receive the maximum benefit amount for their household size. The extra food stamp benefits are approved by the USDA as Emergency Allotment benefits. In this article, we will cover which states have been approved to issue extra SNAP EBT benefits for October 2020 including when you can expect to receive your Emergency Allotment benefits. Pandemic SNAP Benefits (P-SNAP) The Pandemic Supplemental Nutrition […]

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States issuing extra SNAP EBT Benefits in September 2020

Extra SNAP EBT Benefits in September 2020

As of September 14, 2020 a total of 51 states have been approved to distribute extra SNAP EBT benefits to households for the month of September. This means that recipients receiving food stamp benefits in an approved state will receive the maximum benefit amount for their household size. The extra food stamp benefits are also referred to as Emergency Allotment benefits. In this article we will cover which states have been approved to issue extra SNAP EBT benefits for September including when you can expect to receive them. Pandemic SNAP Benefits (P-SNAP) The Pandemic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known […]

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Millions of Americans Approved for Food Stamps due to Coronavirus

"Emergency food stamps due to Coronavirus"

Last updated on 3/31/20 As you may be aware, Trump signs the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill after Congress passes it on March 27. The legislation stands as the largest emergency aid package in US history. The bill provides over $100 billion to expanded existing aid programs, including the expansions of Medicaid and food stamps. In this post, we will explain the disaster food stamps process (DSNAP) and how you can get emergency food stamps due to Coronavirus in your state. We will also provide an update on additional benefits existing food stamps recipients are going to receive, including rules […]

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act to provide Relief to Low-Income Americans

Families First Coronavirus Response Act to provide relief to Low Income Americans

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeping the United States, the public is being urged to cancel all their plans. This includes any planned visits to high traffic, high population areas and events. This has resulted in a number of school closures, event cancellations, and business closures around the nation.  For those individuals and households that are receiving government assistance to meet their basic needs, this time is all that much harder and more stressful. Low-income Americans face the highest risk due to the lack of access to healthcare and nutritional food. As a result, they face a greater crisis than […]

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Trump Cuts Food Stamps: How it Effects Your Benefits

TRUMP Makes Big Cuts to Food Stamps

There are cuts coming for food stamp recipients – thanks to the Trump Administration. If you are an able-bodied adult without children (ABAWD) and currently receiving food stamp benefits, you may lose them. In fact, nearly 700,000 Americans are at risk of losing their food stamp benefits. In this article, we will go over everything you need to know about all the changes coming to the Food Stamps Program, including: What is the new Food Stamps rule? Who is at risk for being cut from Food Stamps? When do the Food Stamp cuts go into affect? Why did they pass […]

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