LANCING, MICHIGAN (WLNS) – Michigan families may be eligible for additional food benefits this month.
Michigan residents can receive an additional $ 95 in monthly payments in March to help lower the cost of groceries.
“Michiganers will receive extra help to put food on the table in March as we continue to grow our economy,” Governor Gretchen Whitmer said. “This relief ensures that families can prosper and helps us develop our economic momentum. We will continue to work with our federal partners to do everything we can to reduce food costs and put money in the pockets of people with our proposals to abolish the pension tax, triple the income tax credit and reduce the price of gas. ”
The additional aid will help approximately 1.31 million michiganders in more than 700,000 families.
Eligible people will see benefits on their Bridge Card until March 28th.
The following are the maximum allowable benefits for SNAP customers based on their respective family sizes:
- One person: $ 250
- Two people: $ 459
- Three people: $ 658
- Four people: $ 835
- Five people: $ 992
- Six people: $ 1,190
- Seven people: $ 1,316
- Eight people: $ 1,504
For more information, visit www.michigan.gov/MIBridges.