Emergency food benefits for Oregonians to continue in November

Officials are extending aid for SNAP recipients in November 2021. (U.S. Department of Agriculture photo)

Most Oregonians who receive supplemental food aid will receive extra benefits in November.

Nearly 400,000 households will receive about $63 million in emergency aid as part of ongoing pandemic relief from the federal government, according to the state Department of Human Services.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which administers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, has allotted extra funds to SNAP recipients since March 2020. 

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