USDA Approves Kansas to Accept SNAP Benefits Online

(Washington, D.C., June 23, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced approval of a request from Kansas to provide online purchasing of food to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households. This approval will allow Kansas to expedite the implementation of online purchasing with currently authorized SNAP online retailers with a target start date to be announced at a later time. Kansas’ SNAP participation is more than 185,000 individuals, more than 87,000 households, and totals $265 million annually in federal benefits.