Tennessee defends policy to throw away P-EBT cards if families don’t retrieve them in 30 days

Tennessee defends policy to throw away P-EBT cards if families don't retrieve them in 30 days Nov 19, 2020 | Natalie Allison | Tennessean Nashville "It’s absurd for DHS not to give schools all the support they possibly can to help facilitate the P-EBT distribution process. Schools have too much on their plates

Tennessee plans to now waive application, allow schools to distribute food assistance to families

Tennessee plans to now waive application, allow schools to distribute food assistance to families Sep 3, 2020 | Natalie Allison | Tennessean After months of deadline extensions, Tennessee's P-EBT program missed hundreds of thousands of eligible kids. Now they're waiving the application and instead leaving it to schools to distribute food relief to

Tennessee risks losing $50M in pandemic food aid as 217,000 eligible kids have not been enrolled

Tennessee risks losing $50M in pandemic food aid as 217,000 eligible kids have not been enrolled Aug 27, 2020 | Natalie Allison | Tennessean Hundreds of thousands of people rely on school meals to feed their children. With closed schools during the pandemic, P-EBT is a great way to address food insecurity families