What government programs are available to help me financially with food during the pandemic?

Published: 05 June, 2020

From The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Marc Narducci

Here’s a list of some government programs that can help you financially with food if you’ve been affected by the pandemic.

Help with food

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

To get Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program SNAP benefits, more commonly referred to as food stamps, you must apply in the state in which you currently live and you must meet some eligibility criteria (which looks at things like your income).

Apply here for Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia programs

The City of Philadelphia maintains this list of where you can get free food and meals.

Read the full article: Federal, state and city programs that can help you if you’ve been affected by the pandemic

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