The global pandemic has led to job cuts, reduced work hours, and financial instability, resulting in changed lives for many individuals and their families. In many cases, this means it’s harder to put enough food on the table. According to Feeding America, an estimated 42 million people, including 13 million children, may face food insecurity in 2021. For context, that’s 1 out of every 8 adults, and 1 in 6 kids. To help combat this issue, the USDA recently announced an increase in monthly Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through September 2021. If you’ve been struggling financially throughout the pandemic, the information below may help you get the relief you need.
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