The latest information on SNAP/ Food Stamp advocacy in Massachusetts.
We have many important updates to share with you today. In addition, the end of December "informal" SNAP Coalition that scheduled for Tuesday, December 22nd (10 - 11 AM) will happen for those who want to tune in and get more updates. Stay tuned for an eblast zoom link.
More P-EBT funds are coming starting at the end of December!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Looking forward to seeing many of you tomorrow on our last “official” SNAP Coalition call of 2020! We have LOTS of updates for you:
SNAP Coalition meeting tomorrow, December 8th. The AGENDA includes:
Here’s hoping you had a restful and safe Thanksgiving Break. We are sharing some follow up items from last week’s SNAP Coalition meeting and some breaking news.
1. Boston sees spike in food insecurity and SNAP demand:
We hope you are all staying healthy and planning a COVID-safe Thanksgiving gathering. We really want you to stick around, be healthy and keep in the fight!
Thank you all again for your hard work on the SNAP Gap campaign and the VICTORY in the Senate on Wednesday (39-0 unanimous vote - YES!). Please THANK Senator Sal DiDomenico, Senator Bruce Tarr, Senate President Karen Spilka and Ways and Means Chair Michael Rodriques. This is HUGE! The Senate completed its FY 21 budget last night (Wed eve @10:30 PM).
It’s time to weigh in with the Budget Conference Committee.