This is a cool program for an EBT card if you normally are approved for free school lunches. Another silver lining from COVID-19! What is 'P-EBT' or Pandemic EBT benefits?
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will receive benefits in the form of extra meals. These benefits are called "Pandemic EBT" (Pandemic EBT) or "P-EBT" benefits. P-EBT benefits help California families buy food when school is closed.
You can receive up to $ 365 for each child who is eligible for P-EBT benefits. As long as you apply before June 30, 2020, you will receive the full amount of benefits during the four months.
The total amount of benefits you will receive depends on how many eligible children live in the home. For each eligible child, you will receive the following payment on your card monthly: March 2020: $ 68 per child April 2020: $ 120 per child May 2020: $ 120 per child June 2020: $ 57 per child This means that each eligible child will receive a total of $ 365 in P-EBT benefits over a four-month period.