SNAP recipients affected by wildfires eligible for replacement benefits

MEDFORD, Ore.– SNAP recipients that lost food during wildfire evacuations this summer, can still apply to replace it by October 24th.

The Oregon Department of Human Services announced they are extending the deadline to request replacement food.

Food purchased with SNAP that was lost during evacuations or emergency power shut offs over the last two months can be replaced.

Requesting replacement benefits can be done by email or phone.

You can find a link here.

© 2024 KOBI-TV NBC5. All rights reserved unless otherwise stated.

Former NBC5 News reporter Derek Strom is from Renton, Washington. He recently graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communications at Washington State University with a degree in Broadcast News and a minor in Sports Management. He played in the drumline with the WSU marching band. These days, he plays the guitar and piano. Derek is a devoted fan of the Mariners, Seahawks, and Kraken.
Skip to content