Children in Anne Arundel Co. to receive extra SNAP benefits this summer

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Anne Arundel County, Maryland, will provide almost 18,000 eligible children with extra food support over the summer.

All eligible school-aged children will have Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for June, July, August and December.

“Providing this benefit gives critical support to families at a time when inflation is hitting family grocery budgets hard,” County Executive Steuart Pittman said in a news release.

The county will provide $1.5 million for the program, with about $300,000 coming from the Maryland Department of Human Services’ Family Investment Administration.