Millions of Americans have been depending heavily on the emergency food stamps given by states impacted by the pandemic.
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.
What are emergency food stamps?
These food stamps are known as emergency allotments.
The expiration date for these is set for April 15, 2022.
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.
Which states are giving additional food stamps in April?
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
Some states may be added in the upcoming days or weeks.
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