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Asegura alimentos para Florida: Se duplican los dólares SNAP en Legrand Caribbean Market a través del nuevo programa en tiendas Fresh Access Bucks en todo el estado.

Asegura alimentos para Florida: Se duplican los dólares SNAP en Legrand Caribbean Market a través del nuevo programa en tiendas Fresh Access Bucks en todo el estado.

 

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Statewide Retailers Add 15 New Locations for Floridians to Double Their SNAP Dollars

“Expanding the Fresh Access Bucks program into the retail space has always been a goal for Feeding Florida,” says Robin Safley, Feeding Florida’s Executive Director. “Our food banks are able to provide immediate relief for Floridians needing food, but long-term solutions happen when you are able to provide healthy food options to families where they shop and access their groceries. Partnering with retailers statewide will allow SNAP recipients more nutritious options and an affordable way to make healthy choices for their families.”

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SNAP Dollars Doubled Through Feeding Florida’s Fresh Access Bucks Retail Program

"We know that incentives for SNAP recipients to purchase those fruits and vegetables is the strongest way to support these families, and we are ecstatic that Fresh Access Bucks is moving into the retail space,” said Feeding Florida Executive Director Robin Safley.

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P-EBT and Fresh Access Bucks Expand Healthy Food Access During Covid-19

The USDA announced in late May 2020 that Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) was approved statewide in Florida. Florida’s Department of Children and Families issued the benefits automatically during the month of June for children who were receiving free and reduced-price school meals prior to March 16, 2020, or would qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch because they either receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits; or attend a Community Eligibility Provision or Provision 2 school. Fresh Access Bucks offers all SNAP/EBT and P-EBT customers FREE fresh fruit and vegetables at any of the over 50 participating farmers markets, farm stands, mobile markets or CSAs across the state. SNAP and P-EBT customers simply use their card at the outlets, and Fresh Access Bucks will match what they spend, with FREE produce.

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