Qualifying Arkansas Families Receive Pandemic SNAP Cards in Mail

Jun 23, 2020

Arkansas is one of more than 40 states that applied for and received Pandemic Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding. Electronic benefits transfer payment cards worth hundreds of dollars are in the mail this month to qualifying families for food purchases, which Arkansas child and family advocates say will help fill a major gap caused by the shuttering of school-based free breakfast and lunch programs during the pandemic.