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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:

Last chance on SNAP sign on letter: P-EBT updates; Economic impact payment outreach; More data on food insecurity

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 8:26am -- FoodSNAP

It’s almost the weekend! Here’s some timely information before you shut down your home computer screen. 

SNAP Support Letter to US Senate and White House: Deadline Extended to COB TODAY - Friday June 12th

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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