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Expedited (Emergency) Food Stamps

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Education for Justice
If you can’t leave your home to go grocery shopping because of the COVID-19 Pandemic:

1. Find a trusted adult who can shop for you and deliver your groceries
2. Call your county or tribal worker to have that person added as an “authorized representative”
Starting May 28, 2020, food stamps can be used at some online grocery stores to buy food. Right now, it is only Walmart and Amazon but more stores might be added. Your SNAP benefits only pay for food, they don't cover delivery costs

NOTE: Food Stamps or Food Support is called SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).