Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that some Texans can file and claim food assistance replacement benefits for food lost or destroyed due to severe weather.
Food Assistance Replacement Benefits in Motley County
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits have helped millions of Americans across the country to meet their daily needs and purchase nutritious food. However, some families lost their food in Motley County, Texas after severe weather.
In a published article on the official website of the Office of the Texas Governor, Gov. Greg Abbott announced that the food assistance replacement benefits have already received approval from the federal government. This will be implemented by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).
Gov. Greg Abbott and HHSC Released Statements on Food Assistance Replacement Benefits
According to a published article in MYHIGHPLAINS, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said, “Tornadoes and severe weather in Motley County earlier this month impacted many Texans in the area, and we appreciate this support as we continue to help these communities recover and rebuild.”
The state governor also added, “Eligible Texans in Motley County can apply for replacement SNAP benefits by dialing 2-1-1 to keep fresh, healthy food on the table.”
Additionally, HHSC Chief Program and Services Officer Michelle Alletto also said that the food assistance replacement benefits are necessary for the affected residents in Motley County. The agency also said that they hope that this will help give peace of mind to the residents.