MILLIONS of Americans will receive SNAP benefits to help with their groceries in the days and weeks ahead.
About 42 million recipients food stamps, according to the Department of Agriculture.
The Sun Explains When Americans Are Likely To Receive food stamps because the date for sending benefits will vary from state to state.
In Arkansas, officials use social security numbers to distribute food stamps between 4order and 13order of each month.
California send its benefits to eligible Americans using their case number between 1st and 10order.
SNAP benefits given to Americans in Colorado between 1st and 10order of each month.
Connecticut use the recipient’s last name when awarding benefits between 1st and 3rd of each month.
Benefits are sent from 2nd in a 22-day period for Americans in Delaware.
Officials in Florida distribute SNAP benefits from 1st up to 28order and cash benefits from 1st to Tuesday.
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In Georgia, benefits are sent between 5order and 23rd of each month, meanwhile, there are only two days in the period Hawaii because food stamps are distributed to eligible recipients between 3rd and 5order.
Officials in Illinois offer benefits between 1st and 10order and it is based on the ID number of the household head.
Beneficiaries in Idaho can expect to receive their food stamps between the 1st and 10th, and are issued based on their date of birth.
And in Indiana, the benefit is distributed between 5order and 23rd.
Elderly people in Louisiana get their benefits between 1st and 4order monthly, while others receive theirs in about 1st and 23rd.
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Food stamps in Massachusetts sent during the first 14 days of the month based on the SSN.
In Minnesota, the window is between 4order and 13order of each month.
In New Mexico, benefits are sent to residents between the 1st and the 20th.
Food stamps in New York awarded by individual counties and on different dates.
Beneficiaries in North Dakota get their food stamps on the first of the month.
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In Pennsylvania, Americans can expect to receive their food stamps within the first ten business days – excluding weekends or holidays.
Officials in South Dakota SNAP benefits release on the 10th.
Officials in Tennessee distribute food stamps based on the household head’s social security number.
And in Texas, payments are compared between 16order and 28order for those who receive benefits after June 1, 2020.
SNAP benefits are usually awarded in a 15-day period.
Residents in Washington states receive their benefits between 1st and 20order monthly, but people in DC get theirs in about 1st and 10order.
West Virginia hand out their food stamps on the 1st to 9th and get cash benefits on the first of the month.
SNAP benefits were increased permanently last October.
Households receiving food stamps are expected to spend about 30% of their own cash on food.
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