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Food Stamps: 37 states are sending residents emergency SNAP benefits in April

Million of Americans get help each month with food stamps to help buy food, and millions will still benefit from emergency benefits this month.

grocery aisle filled with food stamp eligible foods

The public health emergency was supposed to expire April 15, but has been extended 90 more days.

States that had been sending their residents emergency benefits will continue to do so through April.

There are at least 37 states still planning to send the emergency food stamps in addition to residents regular food stamps.

The funds will go directly onto their EBT card.

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Ways you can get more benefits out of the SNAP program

Emergency food stamps explained

Emergency benefits are also known as Emergency Allotments.

A few states have started phasing out of the emergency benefits and making residents aware.

This includes Nebraska and Tennessee, which have already phased out their emergency SNAP.

If a state has ended their emergency declaration, they must end emergency allotments.

34 states are continuing emergency SNAP worth $95

Which states are still offering emergency food stamps

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • Ohio
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
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