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Amid the ongoing public health crisis, Louisiana has been approved for the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program. This program will provide extra help buying groceries for the families of the more than 600,000 children who normally receive free and reduced-price meals at school.
Eligible families who complete an online application will b…
From our friends at Feeding Louisiana:
· As of March 21st, Louisiana has confirmed 763 positive cases of COVID-19 across 35 parishes.
· The closure of schools, retailers, entertainment outlets and much of the hospitality industry has left children without access to regular school meals and workers without wages.
· The Louisiana Workforce Commission is reporting a near…