USDA approves program to Feed Kids in Colorado, Missouri, and Wyoming
May 21, 2020
Pandemic EBT to Feed Children during COVID-19 National Emergency
(Washington, D.C., May 18, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced Colorado, Missouri, and Wyoming have been approved to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), a new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), signed by President Trump, which provides assistance to families of children eligible for free or reduced-price meals dealing with school closures.
Background: Colorado, Missouri, and Wyoming will be able to operate Pandemic EBT, a supplemental foo...