USDA Approves Rhode Island to Accept SNAP Benefits Online

(Washington, D.C., May 8, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced approval of a request from Rhode Island to provide online purchasing of food to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households. This approval will allow Rhode Island to expedite the implementation of online purchasing with currently authorized SNAP online retailers with a target start date to be announced at a later time.