USDA Approves Wisconsin to Accept SNAP Benefits Online

(Washington, D.C., May 11, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced approval of a request from Wisconsin to provide online purchasing of food to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households. This approval will allow Wisconsin 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. Wisconsin’s SNAP participation is more than 572,000 individuals, nearly 291,000 households, and totals $778 million annually in federal benefits.