SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance
Many families are facing food shortages at this time. While food benefits were not increased during the first three stimulus bills passed by Congress in March, consider seeking Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (or SNAP).
WIC- Women, Infants, and Children
If you are a mother with an infant or small children, consider Women, Infants and Children (WIC) assistance.
P-EBT – Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer
P-EBT provides nutritional resources to families who have lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to school closures. Families will receive money on a new or existing EBT card to help fill the school meals gap.
Feeding America also has a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs that serve virtually every community in all 50 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Food is available to anyone who needs it without obligation, regardless of circumstance and it is free and confidential.
211 is a comprehensive source of local social services information, including resources on food, nutrition, housing, and more.
SAP4Kids National Resource Locator
SAP4Kids is a web-based app that helps families to find school and community food resources across the United States.
To find meals for children while schools are closed, consult the USDA Meals Finder or the FRAC Meals Finder.
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