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Louisiana Responds to Unprecedented Food Need in 2020 (News)
12.22.2020 - Louisiana responded to an unprecedented food need in 2020, a tumultuous year marked by the coronavirus pandemic and three hurricanes that made landfall in the state.
Louisiana to Feed as Many as 600,000+ Students Whose Schools Closed in Pandemic (News)
05.15.20 - Louisiana has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help feed as many as 611,430 students during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced today. Under the new Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) program, families of children who normally receive free or reduced-price meals at school may get financial assistance to replace those meals. All Louisiana public school and many non-public school facilities have been closed since March 16 because of the pandemic.
SNAP Benefits Schedule Is Changing (News)
12.2.2020 - DCFS is beginning a three-month process of transitioning its SNAP benefits schedule to distribute benefits more evenly throughout each month. The Department also received approval to issue supplemental SNAP benefits for December.