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Food Stamps: 28 states will give emergency benefits for month of April

Millions of Americans have been depending heavily on the emergency food stamps given by states impacted by the pandemic.

grocery aisle filled with food stamp eligible foods

As the pandemic winds down, many states are ending or phasing out of emergency benefits.

Some states are still going to give their residents the emergency food stamps through the month of April.

Benefits will be added to Americans EBT cards, and families will see at least $95 extra dollars.

400,000 household to see emergency SNAP benefits in April and May

What are emergency food stamps?

These food stamps are known as emergency allotments.

The expiration date for these is set for April 15, 2022.

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Rule change could lower how much you get for SNAP benefits

Many states will end their emergency SNAP benefits in May for this reason.

Other states have fully ended the benefits, like Nebraska and Tennessee.

States that have ended their issued emergency can end the benefits.

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When will I get my April benefits?

Which states are giving additional food stamps in April?

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Some states may be added in the upcoming days or weeks.

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