The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s (SNAP) emergency allotments that began at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 officially end today, Mar. 1, 2023.
The emergency allotment was a temporary increase in benefits intended to address food insecurity brought on by COVID-19. The allotment already ended in 16 states and will end in Washington and the 34 other remaining states today. On average, SNAP participants will receive $90 less each month going forward.
Below are some resources if you or someone you know is struggling with food insecurity: