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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Additional Georgia Food Stamps Benefits due to Coronavirus

Increased Georgia SNAP benefits for coronavirus

Georgia’s 1.4 million food stamp recipients will get additional money this month as part of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. In this post, we are going to detail the additional Georgia food stamps benefits due to coronavirus crisis. In addition, we will detail when you can expect your benefit payments and answer the most frequently asked questions about the government stimulus legislation and what it means for Georgia food stamps beneficiaries. Changes made to Food Stamps due to coronavirus Here are the changes that have been made to the food stamps program at the federal level by […]

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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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Government Shutdown Assistance in Georgia

Government Shutdown Assistance in Georgia

With over 16,000 federal workers furloughed or working without pay in Georgia, the government shutdown is a financially dire situation for federal workers. Luckily, some businesses are stepping up and offering help to those affected by the shutdown. The government shutdown assistance in Georgia ranges from flexible bill payment options to free hot meals. There are several assistance options available to furloughed federal workers. Below, we’ve compiled a list of all the companies offering help to those people that have been affected by the government shutdown in Georgia. The list includes food banks and pantries, utility companies, banks, phone service […]

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