How the Coronavirus Effects Food Stamp Recipients

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic sweeping the nation, the public is urged to cancel all their upcoming plans. As a result, a number of school closures, event cancellations, and businesses have temporarily shut their doors to help ward off the spread of the virus. So what does that mean for food stamp recipients?  Well, quite a lot actually. For those households that are receiving government assistance to meet their basic needs, this time is all that much harder and more stressful. Low-income Americans face the highest risk of impact due to the lack of access to healthcare and nutritional food. […]

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Trump Food Stamp Cuts put 120,000 Georgians at Risk to Lose Benefits

Trump cuts Georgia Food Stamp Benefits for 2020

Thanks to a new rule passed last week by the Trump Administration, over 120,000 Georgia food stamp recipients are at-risk to lose their food stamp benefits. If you are an able-bodied adult without children, you may be effected by the cuts made to Georgia Food Stamp benefits. In fact, nearly 700,000 Americans are at risk of losing their food stamp benefits. In this article, we will break down everything you need to know about the changes coming to the Georgia Food Stamps Program, including: Who is at risk for losing Benefits How the new Food Stamps rule effects Georgia SNAP […]

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Eradicating Food Deserts Scholarship

iGeorgiaFoodStamps.com, an online resource dedicated to helping residents of the state of Georgia get nutrition assistance, would like to offer one lucky student a $1,000 Scholarship that can be used towards educational expenses The Scholarship Contest Updated for 2020 Food deserts, as defined by the American Nutrition Association, are parts of the country lacking an adequate supply of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy whole foods, usually impoverished areas. In the United States, 23.5 million Americans live in food deserts. Using data from government, private agencies or non-profits, write an essay of 1000+ words on the topic of “How the […]

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Does the government shutdown affect food stamps?

"Does the government shutdown affect food stamps"

Whenever there is a government shutdown, there is concern among food stamps beneficiaries about what will happen to their monthly benefit payments. This shutdown is no different. In this post, we will explain how the government shutdown affects food stamps benefits and provide an update on when payments are expected to be made. Importance of the Food Stamps Program There is no question that the food stamps program is a vital program to millions of low-income Americans. As of September 2018, there were more than 38 million people in the United States depend on the program to help put food on […]

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Apply for Disaster Food Stamps in Georgia

Residents of the state of Georgia that have been impacted by natural disasters, including Hurricanes, may qualify for disaster food stamps. In this article, we will explain how the Georgia Disaster Food Stamps Program works (Georgia D-SNAP). We will also talk about the eligibility requirements for Georgia D-SNAP, how to apply for assistance and where to apply. If you have been negatively impacted by a natural disaster in Georgia, this post will answer any questions you have about Disaster Food Assistance or replacement. We will cover: How to get Disaster Food Assistance What Disaster Assistance provides Who qualifies for Disaster […]

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