FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for June 2020
The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.
Thanks to all who joined the SNAP Coalition call this AM. And special thanks for the state updates from Brittany Mangini of DTA and the national updates from Ellen Vollinger of FRAC. We have some important information to share both P-EBT cards and a new SNAP phone application process!
P-EBT card PIN-ing data:
First, THANK YOU ALL for adding your organizations to the national sign-on letter to the US Senate and White House, prioritizing SNAP and food security programs in the next COVID-19 federal package. Stay tuned for a FRAC update on the release of the final letter and social media opportunities to amplify.
Food Insecurity rising in MA and Baker Admin release of $41M funding for Food Security Infrastructure and HIP expansion:
It’s almost the weekend! Here’s some timely information before you shut down your home computer screen.
SNAP Support Letter to US Senate and White House: Deadline Extended to COB TODAY - Friday June 12th
Greetings all. This is a reminder of tomorrow’s SNAP Coalition Zoom meeting, 10 – 11:30 AM and additional updates of interest.
June 9th SNAP Coalition AGENDA:
We have some important updates on how to PIN the Pandemic EBT cards; reminder on getting your organization’s name onto the national sign-on letter; ensuring local food pantries are not asking for photo IDs or SSNs from families; upcoming Immigrant/Benefits trainings.
A reminder, the NEXT SNAP Coalition meeting – by Zoom – Tuesday, June 9th at 10 AM.
NEW DTAConnect.com P-EBT portal to get child's case number