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Sign on SNAP gap letter by noon 3/6, ABAWD webinar postponed to 3/7, SNAP replacement benefits

1. SNAP Gap Organizational Sign on Letter to THANK co-sponsors and seek support for language in FY20 budget- sign on by NOON on Wed 3/6!  
We've drafted a letter to all of our fantastic co-sponsors thanking them for co-sponsoring the SNAP gap and asking them to support language in the FY20 budget to move forward on the SNAP Gap initiative and to urge EOHHS to identify the cost involved for a common application for other program. Please click on this Google Doc link to view the text of the letter and sign your organization.  
 
2. ABAWD harmful proposed rule webinar postponed to Thurs 3/7 -  more time to sign up!
 
Due to the snowstorm we postponed the webinar - if your organization wants to sign up, please do so HERE by Thursday morning! MLRI will send you a link for the webinar once you register. 
 
3. Reminder about SNAP household misfortune replacement benefits
 
If a SNAP household lost food they bought with SNAP due to lost power or other issue during the winter storm, they can request replacement SNAP by making a report to DTA within 10 days of the loss. For more information, including the DTA form to complete, click here. 

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