Author: Kyle Iboshi (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Crammed inside a budget hotel, Tricia Collins works hard to make the most of a tough situation. With no steady income, the Portland woman stretches every penny to help support her 10-year-old ...

Author: Daisy Caballero, Luisa Anderson (KGW) PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) — Oregonians who receive help through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will no longer get pandemic emergency food benefits come March. For nearly the past three years, most people who ...

SALEM, Ore. – As the price of food continues to rise, many Oregonians who use the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program are about to see an increase in benefits. The Oregon Department of Human Services said starting in October, people ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– SNAP recipients that lost food during wildfire evacuations this summer, can still apply to replace it by October 24th. The Oregon Department of Human Services announced they are extending the deadline to request replacement food. Food purchased with ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregonians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits will see a permanent increase in funds starting next month. This October, SNAP beneficiaries will start seeing an average increase of about $36 per month, per person. The increase ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, says changes are on the way for its beneficiaries. The Oregon Department of Human Services says $95 additional dollars will be given to households not currently receiving an emergency allotment. It ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The Supreme Court will review a controversial move by the Trump administration to limit the number of immigrants by determining the likelihood of their needing public assistance. The court will look at the 2019 decision by ...

SALEM, Ore. — Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who lost food because of the wildfires may be eligible for replacement benefits. The Oregon Department of Human Services said it’s available for people who lost food due to a power ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – An urgent warning from Senator Jeff Merkley tonight. The senator says that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP could run out of funds before the fiscal year ends. That is the end of September.  Before the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — The partial government shutdown could also affect local food banks in the Rogue Valley. With the possibility of decreased funds or elimination of SNAP programs at the end of February, the need for food could be larger ...

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