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Millions Of Americans Set To Receive SNAP Payments Between $291 and $1751

The cash Americans will be receiving can only be used to purchase food and nothing else.

February 5, 2024

Millions of Americans are expected to receive around $1751 to help make ends meet but there are limitations regarding what the funds can be used for.

Also known as food stamps, around 41.2 Million Americans rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) each year for their nutrition needs.

Every state has its different rules concerning benefits, eligibility, and when the recipients will get their checks.

The amount of assistance a household can receive varies based on income and size. A single individual can receive $291, while a household of eight is eligible for $1,751.

For each additional member in the household, an extra $219 is provided. These payments are distributed through a prepaid electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture runs the SNAP program and also provides the list of dates on which each state will be sending out payments.

Recipients interested in applying for SNAP can apply via their state through a human services or social services center. Besides this, the recipients can also reach out to the USDA National Hunger Hotline for immediate assistance.

Households are required to meet the income requirements to qualify for SNAP assistance. Every year, the adjustments, deductions, and income eligibility are adjusted by USDA. The adjusted numbers for 2025 saw a decrease in Hawaii from $1794 to $1759.

In the 48 contiguous states, Washington D.C, Alaska, Guam, and the Virgin Islands, the benefit for a family of four increased by approximately $34.

Generally, households in Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands receive higher benefits, with the maximum amount reaching as high as $1,937.

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Fuller Josephine. “Millions of Americans are set to score little-known payments between $291 and $1,751 but you must meet specific criteria”. The U.S. Sun, February 5, 2024,
Millions of Americans are set to score little-known payments between $291 and $1,751 but you must meet specific criteria | The US Sun (the-sun.com)

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