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DC residents in SNAP can use benefits to buy groceries on Amazon during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. residents struggling during the coronavirus pandemic can use SNAP benefits to pay for groceries on Amazon, Mayor Muriel Bowser said Wednesday. Read full article: DC residents in SNAP can use benefits to...→

DC residents in SNAP can use benefits to buy groceries on Amazon during pandemic | WTOP

D.C. residents struggling during the coronavirus pandemic can use SNAP benefits to pay for groceries on Amazon, Mayor Muriel Bowser said Wednesday. Read full article: DC residents in SNAP can use benefits to...→

DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligible For Additional SNAP Food Benefits; Deadline Is June 30

DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligible For Additional SNAP Food Benefits; Deadline Is June 30

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) says thousands of families may still be eligible to apply for additional benefits from the Supplemental Nutrit [...] Read full article: DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligib...→

Pandemic-EBT Benefits Offer Up To $365 in Groceries for Eligible SD Students - Times of San Diego

Share This Article:Support Times of San Diego's growthwith a small monthly contribution Become a supporter Feeding San Diego reports families with students who [...] Read full article: Pandemic-EBT Benefits Offer Up To $365 i...→

Business Owner Connects DC Residents With Farm Fresh Food

Business Owner Connects DC Residents With Farm Fresh Food

A D.C. business owner created a new way to get fresh food to D.C. residents’ doors. Sara Polin started Soupergirl a dozen years ago, using fresh foods for her [...] Read full article: Business Owner Connects DC Residents Wit...→

Amazon in talks to buy autonomous vehicle startup Zoox, report says

Other companies in the automotive and chip industries have also held talks with Zoox about a potential investment, sources told Bloomberg. Read full article: Amazon in talks to buy autonomous vehicl...→

Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to food-stamp recipients

Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to food-stamp recipients

State health authorities are making it possible for New Mexico residents to spend food stamp benefits to purchase food online and reduce the risk of coronaviru [...] Read full article: Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to fo...→

Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying To Get Benefits: 'The System Is Messed Up. They Need To Improve It'

Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying To Get Benefits: 'The System Is Messed Up. They Need To Improve It'

The Labor Department says nearly three million Americans filed unemployment claims last week. That brings the nationwide total to 36 million since the pandemic [...] Read full article: Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying T...→

As unemployment skyrockets, advocates push Congress to increase SNAP benefits

As unemployment skyrockets, advocates push Congress to increase SNAP benefits

As unemployment skyrockets and food banks struggle to meet demand amid the COVID-19 crisis, advocates want Congress to approve a 15% increase in SNAP benefits [...] Read full article: As unemployment skyrockets, advocates pu...→

2 DC-area residents cleaning up local waterways during lockdown | WTOP

Two D.C.-area residents have launched a charitable organization dedicated to cleaning up local waterways amid stay-at-home orders during the pandemic. Read full article: 2 DC-area residents cleaning up local wa...→

Omar bill would allow SNAP benefits to be used to buy groceries online | MinnPost

As more people shop for groceries online during the coronavirus pandemic, SNAP benefits users are left behind. Read full article: Omar bill would allow SNAP benefits to b...→

311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Neighbors Who Violate Social Distancing

311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Neighbors Who Violate Social Distancing

As D.C. leaders work to limit the spread of COVID-19, they’re relying on the public as an important source for information. The District has been getting an ex [...] Read full article: 311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Ne...→

Escondido Police Officers Pay for Residents’ Groceries

Escondido Police Officers Pay for Residents’ Groceries

The Escondido Police Department has been making people’s day by paying for their groceries using funds made by generous donors. Read full article: Escondido Police Officers Pay for Reside...→

Amazon wants customers to buy less as demand skyrockets

Amazon wants customers to buy less as demand skyrockets

Amazon is reportedly trying to get customers to buy fewer items on its site as it struggles to keep up with demand. The Seattle-based e-tailing giant earlier t [...] Read full article: Amazon wants customers to buy less as de...→

DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves Littered On the Ground

DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves Littered On the Ground

Residents in the D.C. area are seeing used personal protective equipment like masks and gloves on the ground instead of the trashcan. Falls Church, Virginia, r [...] Read full article: DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves ...→

Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy groceries online, but those in some other states can

Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy groceries online, but those in some other states can

New Jersey is part of a pilot program, which allows people getting the government assistance to shop for food via the web, but the state has not begun offering [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy...→

The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

We know you’re determined to make Father’s Day special for your dad. Some of your favorite retailers have launched some amazing sales where you can find some s [...] Read full article: The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you ...→

Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groceries Online Starting Today

Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groceries Online Starting Today

CHICAGO (CBS) — Many people have been turning to online grocery delivery services during the coronavirus pandemic to avoid potential exposure to the virus at s [...] Read full article: Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groce...→

Kane County may buy $5 million worth of masks, gloves and sanitizer for residents

Kane County may buy $5 million worth of masks, gloves and sanitizer for residents

Kane County leaders announced Wednesday they will work toward spending $5 million of federal funds to secure personal protective equipment care packages for an [...] Read full article: Kane County may buy $5 million worth of ...→

Star-studded online party benefits charity that helps homeless youths worldwide, in DC area

A star-studded coronavirus concert will raise money and awareness for an international organization that has helped D.C.-area youth for 25 years. Read full article: Star-studded online party benefits chari...→

Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically en route to all Boston Public Schools families

Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically en route to all Boston Public Schools families

All families with kids in Boston Public Schools and the city’s charter schools are on track to get some grocery money, receiving $28.50 a week in food stamps p [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically ...→

70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facilities Have Died of Coronavirus

70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facilities Have Died of Coronavirus

Seventy residents and two employees of long-term care facilities in Washington, D.C., have died after they were infected with the coronavirus, new data from th [...] Read full article: 70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facili...→

Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Stay Home' While Barack Golfs

Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Stay Home' While Barack Golfs

Former First Lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama do not appear to be on the same page regarding stay at home orders. Read full article: Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Sta...→

LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SNAP Benefits Amid Pandemic

LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SNAP Benefits Amid Pandemic

Councilman Bob Blumenfield introduced a resolution Wednesday for Los Angeles to call on Congress to expand the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to hel [...] Read full article: LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SN...→

Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefits to allow online grocery shopping in wake of coronavirus

Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefits to allow online grocery shopping in wake of coronavirus

More Americans are applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), but they're largely required to buy food in stores where they could contr [...] Read full article: Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefi...→

Why you should buy groceries on Argyle and Devon

Why you should buy groceries on Argyle and Devon

It costs more to live in a city as large and diverse as Chicago, but these international markets help you get your money’s worth. Read full article: Why you should buy groceries on Argyle a...→

Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distribution Site

Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distribution Site

So many people lined up to get free groceries outside a school in Northeast D.C. on Tuesday that the site had nothing left to give within 30 minutes.  Cars lin [...] Read full article: Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distributio...→

DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unable to Get Food, Supplies

DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unable to Get Food, Supplies

D.C. residents who have no other way to get food or essential supplies will be able to call a city hotline for help starting next week, the mayor announced.  T [...] Read full article: DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unabl...→

Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon groceries warehouse a risk to workers, public

Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon groceries warehouse a risk to workers, public

Warehouse too cramped for workers to meet production quotas and practice social distancing, lawsuit alleges. Read full article: Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon gro...→

Tensions Between Police, DC Residents During Pandemic

Tensions Between Police, DC Residents During Pandemic

D.C. police officers and residents have traded blows in several violent incidents captured on cellphone video across the District, and some neighborhood leader [...] Read full article: Tensions Between Police, DC Residents Du...→

Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Answers on Unemployment Benefits

Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Answers on Unemployment Benefits

Illinois residents who have filed for unemployment benefits in recent weeks tell NBC 5 the process of receiving updates about their claims from the state is ne [...] Read full article: Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Ans...→

Proposal Would Give DC Residents Free Metro Rides

All 12 members of the D.C. Council issued a rare unanimous statement Thursday denouncing former Council Member Jack Evans for seeking to regain the seat he vac [...] Read full article: Proposal Would Give DC Residents Free Me...→

New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Effort To Try To Get Unemployment Benefits: 'I've Burned Through All Of My Life Savings'

New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Effort To Try To Get Unemployment Benefits: 'I've Burned Through All Of My Life Savings'

As states look at slowly reopening, some residents are still waiting for financial relief. Hundreds of thousands of people haven't received unemployment checks [...] Read full article: New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Ef...→

How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, Walmart, Apple and more

How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, Walmart, Apple and more

Looking for a tech upgrade but reluctant to pay high prices? Buying refurbished is good for wallet and good for the planet. Here's what to know. Read full article: How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, W...→

7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

Did you forget Mother’s Day is coming up on May 10th? If so, don’t worry. There’s still time to find that perfect gift for mom. Amazon is normally the go-to re [...] Read full article: 7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on...→

Amazon protesters paint street outside Jeff Bezos’s DC mansion

Amazon protesters paint street outside Jeff Bezos’s DC mansion

Activists slathered “Protect Amazon workers” in paint on a street outside CEO Jeff Bezos’s Washington mansion to protest the online retail giant’s treatment of [...] Read full article: Amazon protesters paint street outside J...→

Getting unemployment benefits? What the fed, DC and Maryland will want back | WTOP

Getting unemployment benefits? What the fed, DC and Maryland will want back | WTOP

The $1,200 federal stimulus checks many Americans are getting are not subject to income tax, but unemployment benefits are. Find out what you’ll pay. Read full article: Getting unemployment benefits? What the ...→

As Amazon works through coronavirus cases near NYC, company extends benefits for warehouse workers

As Amazon works through coronavirus cases near NYC, company extends benefits for warehouse workers

The subject of much scrutiny over conditions at its fulfillment centers, Amazon has suffered a mass of COVID-19 infections at a New Jersey-based warehouse, acc [...] Read full article: As Amazon works through coronavirus case...→

NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-old veteran

NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-old veteran

Members of the NYPD went out of their way to help to make sure a 90-year-old veteran was taken care of during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-...→

Roosevelt Island residents team up to buy, donate PPE to local hospital - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER Residents of Roosevelt Island banded together as “Friends of Coler” to donate PPE to the island’s Coler Hospital on Thursday. Assembly Read full article: Roosevelt Island residents team up to bu...→

USDA approves Florida’s request to allow SNAP recipients to buy groceries online

USDA approves Florida’s request to allow SNAP recipients to buy groceries online

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (WSVN) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Florida’s request to provide online grocery purchases through the SNAP program. Satu [...] Read full article: USDA approves Florida’s request to allow...→

Broward residents line up to receive groceries from The Salvation Army in Fort Lauderdale

Broward residents line up to receive groceries from The Salvation Army in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - As millions of Americans continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of organizations are stepping up to help i [...] Read full article: Broward residents line up to receive gro...→

DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligible For Additional SNAP Food Benefits; Deadline Is June 30

DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligible For Additional SNAP Food Benefits; Deadline Is June 30

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) says thousands of families may still be eligible to apply for additional benefits from the Supplemental Nutrit [...] Read full article: DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligib...→

Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon groceries warehouse a risk to workers, public

Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon groceries warehouse a risk to workers, public

Warehouse too cramped for workers to meet production quotas and practice social distancing, lawsuit alleges. Read full article: Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon gro...→

Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groceries Online Starting Today

Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groceries Online Starting Today

CHICAGO (CBS) — Many people have been turning to online grocery delivery services during the coronavirus pandemic to avoid potential exposure to the virus at s [...] Read full article: Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groce...→

Business Owner Connects DC Residents With Farm Fresh Food

Business Owner Connects DC Residents With Farm Fresh Food

A D.C. business owner created a new way to get fresh food to D.C. residents’ doors. Sara Polin started Soupergirl a dozen years ago, using fresh foods for her [...] Read full article: Business Owner Connects DC Residents Wit...→

Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Answers on Unemployment Benefits

Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Answers on Unemployment Benefits

Illinois residents who have filed for unemployment benefits in recent weeks tell NBC 5 the process of receiving updates about their claims from the state is ne [...] Read full article: Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Ans...→

Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to food-stamp recipients

Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to food-stamp recipients

State health authorities are making it possible for New Mexico residents to spend food stamp benefits to purchase food online and reduce the risk of coronaviru [...] Read full article: Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to fo...→

Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically en route to all Boston Public Schools families

Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically en route to all Boston Public Schools families

All families with kids in Boston Public Schools and the city’s charter schools are on track to get some grocery money, receiving $28.50 a week in food stamps p [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically ...→

As unemployment skyrockets, advocates push Congress to increase SNAP benefits

As unemployment skyrockets, advocates push Congress to increase SNAP benefits

As unemployment skyrockets and food banks struggle to meet demand amid the COVID-19 crisis, advocates want Congress to approve a 15% increase in SNAP benefits [...] Read full article: As unemployment skyrockets, advocates pu...→

How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, Walmart, Apple and more

How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, Walmart, Apple and more

Looking for a tech upgrade but reluctant to pay high prices? Buying refurbished is good for wallet and good for the planet. Here's what to know. Read full article: How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, W...→

70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facilities Have Died of Coronavirus

70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facilities Have Died of Coronavirus

Seventy residents and two employees of long-term care facilities in Washington, D.C., have died after they were infected with the coronavirus, new data from th [...] Read full article: 70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facili...→

2 DC-area residents cleaning up local waterways during lockdown | WTOP

Two D.C.-area residents have launched a charitable organization dedicated to cleaning up local waterways amid stay-at-home orders during the pandemic. Read full article: 2 DC-area residents cleaning up local wa...→

Amazon protesters paint street outside Jeff Bezos’s DC mansion

Amazon protesters paint street outside Jeff Bezos’s DC mansion

Activists slathered “Protect Amazon workers” in paint on a street outside CEO Jeff Bezos’s Washington mansion to protest the online retail giant’s treatment of [...] Read full article: Amazon protesters paint street outside J...→

LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SNAP Benefits Amid Pandemic

LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SNAP Benefits Amid Pandemic

Councilman Bob Blumenfield introduced a resolution Wednesday for Los Angeles to call on Congress to expand the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to hel [...] Read full article: LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SN...→

As Amazon works through coronavirus cases near NYC, company extends benefits for warehouse workers

As Amazon works through coronavirus cases near NYC, company extends benefits for warehouse workers

The subject of much scrutiny over conditions at its fulfillment centers, Amazon has suffered a mass of COVID-19 infections at a New Jersey-based warehouse, acc [...] Read full article: As Amazon works through coronavirus case...→

311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Neighbors Who Violate Social Distancing

311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Neighbors Who Violate Social Distancing

As D.C. leaders work to limit the spread of COVID-19, they’re relying on the public as an important source for information. The District has been getting an ex [...] Read full article: 311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Ne...→

NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-old veteran

NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-old veteran

Members of the NYPD went out of their way to help to make sure a 90-year-old veteran was taken care of during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-...→

Amazon wants customers to buy less as demand skyrockets

Amazon wants customers to buy less as demand skyrockets

Amazon is reportedly trying to get customers to buy fewer items on its site as it struggles to keep up with demand. The Seattle-based e-tailing giant earlier t [...] Read full article: Amazon wants customers to buy less as de...→

USDA approves Florida’s request to allow SNAP recipients to buy groceries online

USDA approves Florida’s request to allow SNAP recipients to buy groceries online

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (WSVN) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Florida’s request to provide online grocery purchases through the SNAP program. Satu [...] Read full article: USDA approves Florida’s request to allow...→

DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unable to Get Food, Supplies

DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unable to Get Food, Supplies

D.C. residents who have no other way to get food or essential supplies will be able to call a city hotline for help starting next week, the mayor announced.  T [...] Read full article: DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unabl...→

Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy groceries online, but those in some other states can

Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy groceries online, but those in some other states can

New Jersey is part of a pilot program, which allows people getting the government assistance to shop for food via the web, but the state has not begun offering [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy...→

The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

We know you’re determined to make Father’s Day special for your dad. Some of your favorite retailers have launched some amazing sales where you can find some s [...] Read full article: The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you ...→

Pandemic-EBT Benefits Offer Up To $365 in Groceries for Eligible SD Students - Times of San Diego

Share This Article:Support Times of San Diego's growthwith a small monthly contribution Become a supporter Feeding San Diego reports families with students who [...] Read full article: Pandemic-EBT Benefits Offer Up To $365 i...→

Tensions Between Police, DC Residents During Pandemic

Tensions Between Police, DC Residents During Pandemic

D.C. police officers and residents have traded blows in several violent incidents captured on cellphone video across the District, and some neighborhood leader [...] Read full article: Tensions Between Police, DC Residents Du...→

Kane County may buy $5 million worth of masks, gloves and sanitizer for residents

Kane County may buy $5 million worth of masks, gloves and sanitizer for residents

Kane County leaders announced Wednesday they will work toward spending $5 million of federal funds to secure personal protective equipment care packages for an [...] Read full article: Kane County may buy $5 million worth of ...→

Amazon in talks to buy autonomous vehicle startup Zoox, report says

Other companies in the automotive and chip industries have also held talks with Zoox about a potential investment, sources told Bloomberg. Read full article: Amazon in talks to buy autonomous vehicl...→

Proposal Would Give DC Residents Free Metro Rides

All 12 members of the D.C. Council issued a rare unanimous statement Thursday denouncing former Council Member Jack Evans for seeking to regain the seat he vac [...] Read full article: Proposal Would Give DC Residents Free Me...→

Star-studded online party benefits charity that helps homeless youths worldwide, in DC area

A star-studded coronavirus concert will raise money and awareness for an international organization that has helped D.C.-area youth for 25 years. Read full article: Star-studded online party benefits chari...→

Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying To Get Benefits: 'The System Is Messed Up. They Need To Improve It'

Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying To Get Benefits: 'The System Is Messed Up. They Need To Improve It'

The Labor Department says nearly three million Americans filed unemployment claims last week. That brings the nationwide total to 36 million since the pandemic [...] Read full article: Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying T...→

New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Effort To Try To Get Unemployment Benefits: 'I've Burned Through All Of My Life Savings'

New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Effort To Try To Get Unemployment Benefits: 'I've Burned Through All Of My Life Savings'

As states look at slowly reopening, some residents are still waiting for financial relief. Hundreds of thousands of people haven't received unemployment checks [...] Read full article: New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Ef...→

7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

Did you forget Mother’s Day is coming up on May 10th? If so, don’t worry. There’s still time to find that perfect gift for mom. Amazon is normally the go-to re [...] Read full article: 7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on...→

Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Stay Home' While Barack Golfs

Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Stay Home' While Barack Golfs

Former First Lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama do not appear to be on the same page regarding stay at home orders. Read full article: Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Sta...→

Getting unemployment benefits? What the fed, DC and Maryland will want back | WTOP

Getting unemployment benefits? What the fed, DC and Maryland will want back | WTOP

The $1,200 federal stimulus checks many Americans are getting are not subject to income tax, but unemployment benefits are. Find out what you’ll pay. Read full article: Getting unemployment benefits? What the ...→

Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefits to allow online grocery shopping in wake of coronavirus

Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefits to allow online grocery shopping in wake of coronavirus

More Americans are applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), but they're largely required to buy food in stores where they could contr [...] Read full article: Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefi...→

Omar bill would allow SNAP benefits to be used to buy groceries online | MinnPost

As more people shop for groceries online during the coronavirus pandemic, SNAP benefits users are left behind. Read full article: Omar bill would allow SNAP benefits to b...→

Why you should buy groceries on Argyle and Devon

Why you should buy groceries on Argyle and Devon

It costs more to live in a city as large and diverse as Chicago, but these international markets help you get your money’s worth. Read full article: Why you should buy groceries on Argyle a...→

Escondido Police Officers Pay for Residents’ Groceries

Escondido Police Officers Pay for Residents’ Groceries

The Escondido Police Department has been making people’s day by paying for their groceries using funds made by generous donors. Read full article: Escondido Police Officers Pay for Reside...→

Roosevelt Island residents team up to buy, donate PPE to local hospital - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER Residents of Roosevelt Island banded together as “Friends of Coler” to donate PPE to the island’s Coler Hospital on Thursday. Assembly Read full article: Roosevelt Island residents team up to bu...→

Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distribution Site

Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distribution Site

So many people lined up to get free groceries outside a school in Northeast D.C. on Tuesday that the site had nothing left to give within 30 minutes.  Cars lin [...] Read full article: Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distributio...→

DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves Littered On the Ground

DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves Littered On the Ground

Residents in the D.C. area are seeing used personal protective equipment like masks and gloves on the ground instead of the trashcan. Falls Church, Virginia, r [...] Read full article: DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves ...→

Broward residents line up to receive groceries from The Salvation Army in Fort Lauderdale

Broward residents line up to receive groceries from The Salvation Army in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - As millions of Americans continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of organizations are stepping up to help i [...] Read full article: Broward residents line up to receive gro...→

DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligible For Additional SNAP Food Benefits; Deadline Is June 30

DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligible For Additional SNAP Food Benefits; Deadline Is June 30

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) says thousands of families may still be eligible to apply for additional benefits from the Supplemental Nutrit [...] Read full article: DHS: 150,000 More Families May Be Eligib...→

The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

We know you’re determined to make Father’s Day special for your dad. Some of your favorite retailers have launched some amazing sales where you can find some s [...] Read full article: The 13 best Father’s Day 2020 gifts you ...→

Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon groceries warehouse a risk to workers, public

Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon groceries warehouse a risk to workers, public

Warehouse too cramped for workers to meet production quotas and practice social distancing, lawsuit alleges. Read full article: Coronavirus lawsuit: Bay Area Amazon gro...→

Pandemic-EBT Benefits Offer Up To $365 in Groceries for Eligible SD Students - Times of San Diego

Share This Article:Support Times of San Diego's growthwith a small monthly contribution Become a supporter Feeding San Diego reports families with students who [...] Read full article: Pandemic-EBT Benefits Offer Up To $365 i...→

Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groceries Online Starting Today

Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groceries Online Starting Today

CHICAGO (CBS) — Many people have been turning to online grocery delivery services during the coronavirus pandemic to avoid potential exposure to the virus at s [...] Read full article: Illinois SNAP Recipients Can Order Groce...→

Tensions Between Police, DC Residents During Pandemic

Tensions Between Police, DC Residents During Pandemic

D.C. police officers and residents have traded blows in several violent incidents captured on cellphone video across the District, and some neighborhood leader [...] Read full article: Tensions Between Police, DC Residents Du...→

Business Owner Connects DC Residents With Farm Fresh Food

Business Owner Connects DC Residents With Farm Fresh Food

A D.C. business owner created a new way to get fresh food to D.C. residents’ doors. Sara Polin started Soupergirl a dozen years ago, using fresh foods for her [...] Read full article: Business Owner Connects DC Residents Wit...→

Kane County may buy $5 million worth of masks, gloves and sanitizer for residents

Kane County may buy $5 million worth of masks, gloves and sanitizer for residents

Kane County leaders announced Wednesday they will work toward spending $5 million of federal funds to secure personal protective equipment care packages for an [...] Read full article: Kane County may buy $5 million worth of ...→

Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Answers on Unemployment Benefits

Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Answers on Unemployment Benefits

Illinois residents who have filed for unemployment benefits in recent weeks tell NBC 5 the process of receiving updates about their claims from the state is ne [...] Read full article: Illinois Residents Wait For Updates, Ans...→

Amazon in talks to buy autonomous vehicle startup Zoox, report says

Other companies in the automotive and chip industries have also held talks with Zoox about a potential investment, sources told Bloomberg. Read full article: Amazon in talks to buy autonomous vehicl...→

Proposal Would Give DC Residents Free Metro Rides

All 12 members of the D.C. Council issued a rare unanimous statement Thursday denouncing former Council Member Jack Evans for seeking to regain the seat he vac [...] Read full article: Proposal Would Give DC Residents Free Me...→

Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to food-stamp recipients

Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to food-stamp recipients

State health authorities are making it possible for New Mexico residents to spend food stamp benefits to purchase food online and reduce the risk of coronaviru [...] Read full article: Amazon, Walmart can sell groceries to fo...→

Star-studded online party benefits charity that helps homeless youths worldwide, in DC area

A star-studded coronavirus concert will raise money and awareness for an international organization that has helped D.C.-area youth for 25 years. Read full article: Star-studded online party benefits chari...→

Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying To Get Benefits: 'The System Is Messed Up. They Need To Improve It'

Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying To Get Benefits: 'The System Is Messed Up. They Need To Improve It'

The Labor Department says nearly three million Americans filed unemployment claims last week. That brings the nationwide total to 36 million since the pandemic [...] Read full article: Unemployed New Jersey Residents Trying T...→

Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically en route to all Boston Public Schools families

Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically en route to all Boston Public Schools families

All families with kids in Boston Public Schools and the city’s charter schools are on track to get some grocery money, receiving $28.50 a week in food stamps p [...] Read full article: Coronavirus SNAP benefits automatically ...→

New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Effort To Try To Get Unemployment Benefits: 'I've Burned Through All Of My Life Savings'

New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Effort To Try To Get Unemployment Benefits: 'I've Burned Through All Of My Life Savings'

As states look at slowly reopening, some residents are still waiting for financial relief. Hundreds of thousands of people haven't received unemployment checks [...] Read full article: New Jersey Residents Exasperated With Ef...→

As unemployment skyrockets, advocates push Congress to increase SNAP benefits

As unemployment skyrockets, advocates push Congress to increase SNAP benefits

As unemployment skyrockets and food banks struggle to meet demand amid the COVID-19 crisis, advocates want Congress to approve a 15% increase in SNAP benefits [...] Read full article: As unemployment skyrockets, advocates pu...→

How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, Walmart, Apple and more

How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, Walmart, Apple and more

Looking for a tech upgrade but reluctant to pay high prices? Buying refurbished is good for wallet and good for the planet. Here's what to know. Read full article: How to buy refurbished tech at Amazon, W...→

70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facilities Have Died of Coronavirus

70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facilities Have Died of Coronavirus

Seventy residents and two employees of long-term care facilities in Washington, D.C., have died after they were infected with the coronavirus, new data from th [...] Read full article: 70 Residents of DC Long-Term Care Facili...→

7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on Amazon

Did you forget Mother’s Day is coming up on May 10th? If so, don’t worry. There’s still time to find that perfect gift for mom. Amazon is normally the go-to re [...] Read full article: 7 Mother’s Day 2020 gifts you can buy on...→

2 DC-area residents cleaning up local waterways during lockdown | WTOP

Two D.C.-area residents have launched a charitable organization dedicated to cleaning up local waterways amid stay-at-home orders during the pandemic. Read full article: 2 DC-area residents cleaning up local wa...→

Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Stay Home' While Barack Golfs

Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Stay Home' While Barack Golfs

Former First Lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama do not appear to be on the same page regarding stay at home orders. Read full article: Michelle Obama Asks DC Residents to 'Sta...→

Amazon protesters paint street outside Jeff Bezos’s DC mansion

Amazon protesters paint street outside Jeff Bezos’s DC mansion

Activists slathered “Protect Amazon workers” in paint on a street outside CEO Jeff Bezos’s Washington mansion to protest the online retail giant’s treatment of [...] Read full article: Amazon protesters paint street outside J...→

LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SNAP Benefits Amid Pandemic

LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SNAP Benefits Amid Pandemic

Councilman Bob Blumenfield introduced a resolution Wednesday for Los Angeles to call on Congress to expand the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to hel [...] Read full article: LA Councilman Calls on Feds to Expand SN...→

Getting unemployment benefits? What the fed, DC and Maryland will want back | WTOP

Getting unemployment benefits? What the fed, DC and Maryland will want back | WTOP

The $1,200 federal stimulus checks many Americans are getting are not subject to income tax, but unemployment benefits are. Find out what you’ll pay. Read full article: Getting unemployment benefits? What the ...→

Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefits to allow online grocery shopping in wake of coronavirus

Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefits to allow online grocery shopping in wake of coronavirus

More Americans are applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), but they're largely required to buy food in stores where they could contr [...] Read full article: Ilhan Omar bill would expand SNAP benefi...→

As Amazon works through coronavirus cases near NYC, company extends benefits for warehouse workers

As Amazon works through coronavirus cases near NYC, company extends benefits for warehouse workers

The subject of much scrutiny over conditions at its fulfillment centers, Amazon has suffered a mass of COVID-19 infections at a New Jersey-based warehouse, acc [...] Read full article: As Amazon works through coronavirus case...→

Omar bill would allow SNAP benefits to be used to buy groceries online | MinnPost

As more people shop for groceries online during the coronavirus pandemic, SNAP benefits users are left behind. Read full article: Omar bill would allow SNAP benefits to b...→

311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Neighbors Who Violate Social Distancing

311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Neighbors Who Violate Social Distancing

As D.C. leaders work to limit the spread of COVID-19, they’re relying on the public as an important source for information. The District has been getting an ex [...] Read full article: 311 Calls Rise as DC Residents Report Ne...→

Why you should buy groceries on Argyle and Devon

Why you should buy groceries on Argyle and Devon

It costs more to live in a city as large and diverse as Chicago, but these international markets help you get your money’s worth. Read full article: Why you should buy groceries on Argyle a...→

NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-old veteran

NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-old veteran

Members of the NYPD went out of their way to help to make sure a 90-year-old veteran was taken care of during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: NYPD officers buy groceries for 90-year-...→

Escondido Police Officers Pay for Residents’ Groceries

Escondido Police Officers Pay for Residents’ Groceries

The Escondido Police Department has been making people’s day by paying for their groceries using funds made by generous donors. Read full article: Escondido Police Officers Pay for Reside...→

Roosevelt Island residents team up to buy, donate PPE to local hospital - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER Residents of Roosevelt Island banded together as “Friends of Coler” to donate PPE to the island’s Coler Hospital on Thursday. Assembly Read full article: Roosevelt Island residents team up to bu...→

Amazon wants customers to buy less as demand skyrockets

Amazon wants customers to buy less as demand skyrockets

Amazon is reportedly trying to get customers to buy fewer items on its site as it struggles to keep up with demand. The Seattle-based e-tailing giant earlier t [...] Read full article: Amazon wants customers to buy less as de...→

Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distribution Site

Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distribution Site

So many people lined up to get free groceries outside a school in Northeast D.C. on Tuesday that the site had nothing left to give within 30 minutes.  Cars lin [...] Read full article: Free Groceries Go Fast at DC Distributio...→

USDA approves Florida’s request to allow SNAP recipients to buy groceries online

USDA approves Florida’s request to allow SNAP recipients to buy groceries online

TALLAHASSEE, FLA. (WSVN) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Florida’s request to provide online grocery purchases through the SNAP program. Satu [...] Read full article: USDA approves Florida’s request to allow...→

DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves Littered On the Ground

DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves Littered On the Ground

Residents in the D.C. area are seeing used personal protective equipment like masks and gloves on the ground instead of the trashcan. Falls Church, Virginia, r [...] Read full article: DC-Area Residents Find Masks and Gloves ...→

DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unable to Get Food, Supplies

DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unable to Get Food, Supplies

D.C. residents who have no other way to get food or essential supplies will be able to call a city hotline for help starting next week, the mayor announced.  T [...] Read full article: DC to Launch Hotline for Residents Unabl...→

Broward residents line up to receive groceries from The Salvation Army in Fort Lauderdale

Broward residents line up to receive groceries from The Salvation Army in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - As millions of Americans continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of organizations are stepping up to help i [...] Read full article: Broward residents line up to receive gro...→

Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy groceries online, but those in some other states can

Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy groceries online, but those in some other states can

New Jersey is part of a pilot program, which allows people getting the government assistance to shop for food via the web, but the state has not begun offering [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania residents on SNAP can't buy...→