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Maryland Department of Human Services Secures USDA Approval to Expedite Expansion of SNAP Program to Online Grocery Purchases, Curbside Pickup, and Delivery, Starting May 27, 2020

Maryland Department of Human Services Secures USDA Approval to Expedite Expansion of SNAP Program to Online Grocery Purchases, Curbside Pickup, and Delivery, Starting May 27, 2020

May 20, 2020 Media Contact: Katherine Morris katherine.morris@maryland.gov Maryland Department of Human Services Secures USDA Approval to Expedite Expansion of SNAP Program to Online Grocery Purchases, Curbside Pickup, and Delivery,… Read more »

After USDA Approval, Maryland to Provide Food to Approximately 427,000 Children Affected by COVID-19 School Closures

After USDA Approval, Maryland to Provide Food to Approximately 427,000 Children Affected by COVID-19 School Closures

April 29, 2020 Media Contact: Katherine Morris katherine.morris@maryland.gov After USDA Approval, Maryland to Provide Food to Approximately 427,000 Children Affected by COVID-19 School Closures $49 Million in Additional Benefits for… Read more »

USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in Maryland and New Mexico

USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in Maryland and New Mexico

(Washington, D.C., April 28, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced Maryland and New Mexico have been approved to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), a new… Read more »

Department of Human Services Launches Website to Support Marylanders Impacted By Ongoing Partial Federal Shutdown

Department of Human Services Launches Website to Support Marylanders Impacted By Ongoing Partial Federal Shutdown

For Immediate Release: January 23, 2019 Contact: Katherine Morris katherine.morris@maryland.gov 410-767-8944   Department of Human Services Launches Website to Support Marylanders Impacted By Ongoing Partial Federal Shutdown February SNAP benefits… Read more »

Maryland Ensures Vulnerable Residents Receive SNAP Benefits In February During Ongoing Federal Government Shutdown

Maryland Ensures Vulnerable Residents Receive SNAP Benefits In February During Ongoing Federal Government Shutdown

For Immediate Release: January 11, 2019 Contact: Katherine Morris katherine.morris@maryland.gov 410-767-8944   Maryland Ensures Vulnerable Residents Receive SNAP Benefits In February During Ongoing Federal Government Shutdown Recipients to receive February… Read more »

Home Energy Program Prepares for New Heating Season – Seeks Comments on State Plan

Home Energy Program Prepares for New Heating Season – Seeks Comments on State Plan

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Governor O’Malley Announces Disaster Relief Grants for Victims of Western Maryland Flooding

Governor O’Malley Announces Disaster Relief Grants for Victims of Western Maryland Flooding

Media Contacts: Ron Boehmer, Governor’s Office: 443-905-6242 Brian Schleter, Maryland DHR: 410-767-8944 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GOVERNOR O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES DISASTER RELIEF GRANTS FOR VICTIMS OF WESTERN MARYLAND FLOODING ANNAPOLIS, MD (August… Read more »

Governor O’Malley Announces Record Number of Marylanders are Leaving Welfare for Work

Governor O’Malley Announces Record Number of Marylanders are Leaving Welfare for Work

BALTIMORE, MD – Governor O’Malley today announced that a state record 12,504 people left welfare and found employment in the year ending September 30. More than one-third (37%) of these… Read more »

DHR SNAP Program Improvements Rewarded With $4.2 million In Federal Bonus Payments

DHR SNAP Program Improvements Rewarded With $4.2 million In Federal Bonus Payments

BALTIMORE, MD (Oct. 7, 2013)—The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recognized Maryland as one of the most efficient and highest performing states at administering the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance… Read more »

Federal Government Awards Maryland $1.67 Million Bonus For Improving Food Stamp Payment Accuracy

Federal Government Awards Maryland $1.67 Million Bonus For Improving Food Stamp Payment Accuracy

Federal Government Awards Maryland $1.67 Million Bonus For Improving Food Stamp Payment Accuracy Maryland was the most improved state in the nation in FFY 2012 BALTIMORE, MD (June 25, 2013)—… Read more »

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