Category: Food

March SNAP Benefits To Be Issued On March 1

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews

Last month, while the country was in the middle of a month-long federal shutdown, state officials said that the likelihood of SNAP recipients getting benefits for March was low. With the shutdown over, the March benefits will be given out, after all.

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Treat Your February SNAP Benefits Like Your Last, State Says

Friday, January 18, 2019 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

Residents of Illinois who rely on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits will receive their February benefits early, in January, but state officials said recipients should be prudent when dispensing with the needed assistance.

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State, Nonprofit Distributing Free Milk To Low-Income Families

Thursday, October 25, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Melrose Park IDHS office, where low-income families will be able to get free milk through March 2019. | Google Earth 

The state and a well-known nonprofit have joined arms to distribute free milk to families in need, according to an ABC 7 news report.

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