SNAP Benefits Will Increase Over 25% In October

The average benefit is to go from $121 to $157 per month.

President Biden’s administration announced on Monday that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit, formerly the food stamp program, would increase over 25% in October of this year. The average monthly benefit for American families will increase from $121 to $157 per month. 

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack stated, “A lot of people who thought they’d never take part in the SNAP program found themselves in need.” He said, “The pandemic sort of shocked people out of the belief that this was a program for someone else.” 38 million Americans rely on the SNAP benefits every day for their nutrition. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • That God would help the Department of Agriculture assure Americans have access to needed food. 
  • For the President to have wisdom on how best to assure American nutrition and health. 
  • That the Lord would use the president’s administration to improve access to healthy food.

Sources: AP, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities


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