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FoodSNAP's Blog Archive for August 2021

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

We hope you all are safe after yesterday's storms. Please see below for 2 important updates! Reminder there is NO Coalition meeting tomorrow. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 14th. 

Lots of news below, including a permanent boost in SNAP effective 10/1, but also a “benefits cliff” loss of Unemployment benefits after Labor Day.  

There is NO SNAP Coalition meeting next week. We will have two Coalition meetings in September –September 14thand 28th.


USDA authorizes permanent increase to SNAP effective October 2021 

This is just a brief reminder of the SNAP Coalition meeting tomorrow and other important updates. NOTE – there is NO Coalition on August 24th. Next one is September 28th

SNAP Coalition Meeting

Tuesday, August 10th from 10-11:30. The agenda will include:

Hoping you are all getting some time off this summer to enjoy the beach and being with family, while also staying safe!  

Next and Fall SNAP Coalition Meetings: