Food stamps: February payments worth up to $1,751 to Maryland residents end in two days

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will send its final payments for February to low-income residents in Maryland on Friday.

In the Old Line State, food stamps are distributed in the SNAP payments from Feb. 4 to Feb. 23, with a recipient’s specific date depending on the first three letters of a household’s last name.

Those with last names beginning with AAA through TRA should have collected their benefits by Wednesday. Recipients with last names TRB through WES should collect on Thursday, and recipients with last names WET through ZZZ will collect on Friday. A full list of each last name and its corresponding date can be found here.

Around 772,700 people in Maryland, or 13% of the state population, receive food stamps. The average payment per household member in the Old Line State per month is $180.

A household of one can
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