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Over 215K Wisconsin households to receive additional FoodShare benefits

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Posted at 1:13 PM, Apr 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-10 14:13:07-04

WISCONSIN — Over 215,000 Wisconsin households are set to receive additional FoodShare benefits in response to COVID-19.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services made the announcement Friday. According to the press release, these benefits will help Wisconsin families stay health amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Wisconsin can now provide FoodShare recipients with the maximum monthly benefit amount, based on the number of people in their household, for two months.

Those who will receive these additional benefits will be notified by mail.

To see the maximum month benefit per person, per household, click here.

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