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Colorado families with school-aged students to begin receiving P-EBT food benefits

2020-07-22 13:57:44

More than 360,000 Colorado children are eligible for P-EBT benefits, which will reimburse families for the free and reduced-price meals that students missed while schools were closed in March, April and May because of COVID-19.

“We know many Colorado families are struggling to pay bills and feed their children, and this is one way we can help provide access to nutritious food and meet the needs of Coloradans during this difficult time,” said Colorado Department of Human Services Food and Energy Assistance Director Karla Maraccini. “When used in conjunction with grab-and-go meals, these P-EBT benefits will be a great tool in ensuring Colorado's children receive healthy meals.”

Colorado families with school-aged students to begin receiving P-EBT food benefits

The Colorado Department of Human Services, in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Education, is pleased to announce that Coloradans with school-enrolled children will begin to receive food benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program starting Wednesday, July 22…

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