As End of Utility Shutoff Moratorium Nears, SNAP Fears Rush of Requests for Assistance

SNAP directors are urging those in crisis to apply right away whilst asking those who can cope to wait a little longer before applying. The question here is: is it ethical to ask anyone who needs help (regardless of critical or non-critical status) to wait to apply? Shouldn't it be the...Read more

Washington urges people with overdue utility bills to get help before shutoff moratorium ends Sept. 30

On an opposite scale of what SNAP directors have been asking of Seattle residents, Lucy Preatt of Hopelink, an energy assistance organization, says they have more money than they can think of as a result of COVID-19 assistance. As with SNAP in Seattle, however, they are urging everyone who is...Read more

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