Food Stamps: Extra money in these 14 states during April


Emergency allotments are ending for millions of SNAP recipients.

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Which states?

Households have been able to get a maximum payment of $1,504 a month through the SNAP emergency allotments (EA) during the pandemic. Read more about it here.

The amount varies on household size, but $95 is the minimum about household must be given on top of their regular SNAP benefit.

The federal government has approved the EA extension until April 15. However, many states have already phased out the additional benefit.

These states are offering extended SNAP benefits for April:

  • Alabama
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming


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