USDA Approves Program to Feed Kids in Mississippi

(Washington, D.C., June 2, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced Mississippi has been approved to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), a new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), signed by President Trump, which provides assistance to families of children eligible for free or reduced-price meals dealing with school closures.