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$1,504 emergency SNAP food stamps for half a million Americans

More than half a million Americans in New Mexico will continue to receive food stamps worth up to $1,504 this month.

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits are automatically added to the Electronic Benefit Transfer card.

Over 500,000 people in New Mexico get food stamps

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Over 500,000 people in New Mexico get food stampsCredit: Getty

About 539,000 people in New Mexico in line to get food stamps this month.

Food stamps are sent based on Americans’ last two digits’ Social Security Number.

Americans get their food stamps between now and age 13order will receive a supplement on February 13, according to state information Department of Human Services.

And, those who tend to receive their benefits between 14order and 20order will receive their food stamps and replenish them together.

A household of eight can receive a maximum monthly allocation of $1,504.

Beneficiaries welcomed the decision to extend the emergency benefits.

“Getting extra benefits and SNAP has helped my kids and I get out a lot by making sure we don’t go hungry during this pandemic,” said Rebecca Simpson, SNAP recipient.

Angela Medrano, HSD’s Deputy SecretaryThese additional SNAP funds are a much-needed boost to New Mexicans facing food insecurity.

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“Many low-income families have struggled with unemployment or reduced income due to the economic impact of the pandemic.

“These benefits will continue to help these families put nutritious food on the table.”

New Mexicans who think they might qualify for food stamps can apply through www.yes.state.nm.us or call 1-800-283-4465.

Applicants can access information written in both English and Spanish and assistance is available for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Food stamps have been renewed for February in states across the country.

More than 1.6 million North Carolinians are eligible will continue to receive emergency payments this month.

“Getting enough nutritious food every day is an essential part of health and well-being,” said Gale Perry, of the state Department of Health and Human Services.

“This will help hundreds of thousands of North Carolina families – many with young children – keep nutritious food on the table.”

Food stamps, worth more than $326 million, renewed in Texas.

“These emergency SNAP benefits continue to provide assistance to so many Texans,” said Governor Abbott.

And, Wayne Salter, Texas “We are grateful for providing the most vulnerable people in Texas with the ability to provide healthy and nutritious food to the people,” said HHS’s Deputy Executive Commissioner for Access and Eligibility Services. their family.”

Benefits are also being sent to more than 300,000 households in South Carolina this month.

More than 41 million people nationwide who receive food stamps and benefits saw a permanent increase last year when the amount increased by an average of $36.

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