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Pandemic-Era Federal Food Assistance Benefits to End in March

HeadlineFeb 24, 2023

Millions of people around the United States will lose their additional disbursement of federal food assistance starting next week on March 1. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, had increased benefits as part of the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Households will lose a minimum of $95 a month as families continue to face increased food prices and data show at least one in eight U.S. kids regularly face hunger.

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