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

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

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 6:46pm -- FoodSNAP

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!

Impo. DTA updates: texts/emails, EBT cards, UI, etc.

Thu, 05/07/2020 - 9:20am -- FoodSNAP
A number of updates below! Thanks to the 170 of you who tuned in to the meeting on Tuesday - looking forward to another robust conversation next Tuesday. Thank you for your engagement, for raising important issues, and for getting info out to your communities! These eblasts can be shared widely, feel free to forward. 
DTA texts & emails to applicants

SNAP Coalition Zoom AGENDA Tuesday 5/5; Updates on P-EBT, Online EBT purchasing and MORE

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 10:51am -- FoodSNAP

TO:  SNAP Coalition Members
FR:  Pat Baker and Vicky Negus

As we start Week 8 of the MA pandemic-triggered shutdown (yes, week 8), we hope these resources help you to keep serving your constituencies during these difficult times.  A deep bow to all the front line anti-hunger and advocacy staff at food pantries, SNAP outreach locations, legal services advocates and DTA workers, as well as the heroic staff at schools, health care facilities and the many emergency response teams.


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