Pandemic‌ ‌EBT‌ ‌Benefits‌ ‌Fact‌ ‌Sheet‌

Pandemic‌ ‌EBT‌ ‌Benefits‌ ‌Fact‌ ‌Sheet‌

* On September 24, 2020, Oregon was approved for a P-EBT benefit issuance totaling $35,624,870.

*To be eligible for the P-EBT August/September meal benefits, a student must:
1.) Have been reported to ODE, between July 1 – September 22, as enrolled in a school sponsoring the National School Lunch Program in School Year 2021;
2.) Be eligible for no-cost meals in School Year 2020 or 2021; and
3.) Be missing National School Lunch Program or Seamless Summer Option meals On-Site at school for at least 5 consecutive days in School Year 2021 due to COVID.

* Families can visit the Pandemic EBT webpage (https://www.oregon.gov/dhs/assistance/food-benefits/pages/p-ebt.aspx) to view the September Benefit Issuance Chart.

*Beginning on September 28, we will be issuing $100 in September P-EBT benefits to 313,342 Oregon students, totaling $31,334,200.

*Additional P-EBT benefits will vary by school district.

*Districts that are open for 100% in-person or on-site school are not eligible for September P-EBT.

*There is no application for families to submit for benefits.