ALMOST, two dozen states have once again expanded support for emergency food stamps.
The extension comes as Covid The pandemic continues across the country.
Back in April 2021, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that an additional $1 billion per month had been allocated to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps.
These funds provide increased benefits to approximately 25 million people in low-income households who are struggling to put food on the table due to the continuation of Pandemic caused by covid-19.
Although the amount of extra money that eligible families can receive often depends on family size, $95 is the minimum amount that households must receive.
The $95 raise is scheduled to expire September 30, 2021; however, some states have expanded currency support.
Here are the 22 states that have chosen to extend benefits through January 2022:
Other states may choose to acknowledge the benefit extension in the coming days.
Who is eligible for food stamps?
According to USDA Food and Nutrition Services, the average SNAP benefit per household in 2021 is $210.07 a month.
However, the benefit amount and a person’s eligibility for benefits vary from state to state.
In addition to SNAP, Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) offers 15 nutritional assistance programs.
Plus, this is three times discount you can get by EBT card.
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https://www.the-sun.com/money/4353036/food-stamp-emergency-january-where/ Food stamp claimants in 22 states to get at least $95 more each in January