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FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for June 2020

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

P-EBT card data by MA city and town; DTA now taking SNAP applications by phone!

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 1:56pm -- FoodSNAP

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: 

ASAP Action Alerts!

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 1:06pm -- FoodSNAP
 
A few time sensitive action alerts to follow up to this morning's SNAP Coalition meeting. Additional updates on the DTA front to come soon!
 
Action alert for TODAY from the Lift Our Kids campaign
 

Food Insecurity Data; $41M in Grants Now Available; Updates on P-EBT & Online EBT Purchasing; Upcoming Webinars and Events

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 4:31pm -- FoodSNAP

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:

P-EBT Updates; Sign on letter to Congress; Immigrant/Benefits Training; addressing photo ID problem at food pantries

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 3:01pm -- FoodSNAP

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 

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