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FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for May 2020

The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.

EBT card updates, register for trainings, fuel assistance

Thanks to everyone who called in to yesterday's Coalition meeting after the long weekend! At this point, we will be moving to bi-weekly SNAP Coalition Zoom calls. The next SNAP Coalition Zoom will be on June 9 from 10-11:30. In between Coalition calls, we share critical updates we receive from DTA or national partners by email! Please don't hesitate to reach out between calls with questions or issues. 
EBT card issuance changes at DTA = faster service

Fwd: Food Assistance Resources for MassHealth Members and Understanding MassHealth's Cost Sharing Policy Updates

P-EBT, DTA & food insecurity data, MLRI/GBLS training, Memorial Day messaging


P-EBT update - notices/cards were mailed to kids who don't get DTA benefits 

SNAP Enrollment Update: Multiple Ways to Help Low Income MA Households Apply for SNAP

Important DTA benefit resources + trainings!

SNAP Gap Victory in MA IT Bond Bill today! Update on EBT online purchasing pilot

We continue to be amazed by the huge amount of important work the SNAP Coalition members are doing throughout the state to support low income families access to food – schools, food pantries, food banks, community organizations, health care workers. THANK YOU!  

SNAP Gap Victory - in the House IT Bond Bill!

Coalition Zoom Tues, P-EBT fliers, CBPP video

We look forward to seeing many of you tomorrow on our weekly SNAP Coalition call. It is our 10th COVID-19 Coalition Zoom call - a strange anniversary, but a great opportunity for us all to connect, share updates, and tackle the weeks ahead. 
SNAP Coalition Zoom agenda - Tuesday, 5/19 from 10-11:30
The agenda (subject to change):

URGENT - Rep Livingstone's SNAP Gap Amendment today - 1:30 PM deadline to get your MA Rep on early; HEROES Act Resources

Movement in the SNAP Gap Campaign TODAY!

Sorry for this late notice.

FRAC network call today 3 PM; More information on P-EBT and sample DTA notices

SNAP Coalition Zoom Call Tues 5/12; DESE Newsletter to School Districts re P-EBT

This is a reminder of our weekly SNAP Coalition ZOOM call tomorrow, May 12th from 10 to 11:30 AM.  Zoom call info below. 

1. The SNAP Coalition AGENDA will include: