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Food Stamps: Target to accept SNAP benefits online

Pretty soon Americans using food stamps will be able to use their SNAP benefits online through one of the largest retailers, Target.

grocery store aisle filled with food stamp snap eligible foods

42 million Americans throughout the country use food stamps.

SNAP benefits are used for things like produce, meat, canned goods and other foods.

Target has been accepting food stamps for awhile, but their accepting of them online is new.


Extra benefits in these 14 states during April

Now, SNAP recipients can purchase food through Target.com.

This will make shopping at the retailer more accessible for everyone.

Using food stamps online

Walmart and Amazon have been taking SNAP benefits since 2019.

There are now many retailers that accept benefits online, according to The Sun.


Extra SNAP benefits in April for recipients in these states

This includes

  • Aldi
  • Amazon
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • FreshDirect
  • InstaCart
  • Kroger
  • Safeway
  • Sam’s Club
  • ShopRite
  • Stop&Shop
  • Walmart
  • Wegmans

You can use your EBT cards to make the purchases, which work similarly to a debit card.

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