Eligible Children to Receive Pandemic EBT Benefits Beginning March 4th

Children shop with a parent in a grocery story on Jan. 24, 2013. Many U.S. children eat more servings of fruits than vegetables, but most eat less of each than they should. Photo by USDA Food Nutrition Service.

Beginning March 4th, eligible children who did not receive assistance through the Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) program for the 2020-2021 school year will receive a retroactive benefit payment, according to a press release by the Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS). This single retroactive payment will be sent to children who experienced a change in P-EBT eligibility status during the 2020-2021 school year, or were not accounted for initially.

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