Child Welfare

Ohio Cannot Wait Any Longer to Submit a Plan to the USDA for Pandemic-EBT

April 16, 2020 (Updated on April 21, 2020)

Katherine Ungar, Policy Associate (216.346.8465)

Children’s Defense Fund-Ohio

Rachel Cahill, Consultant (402.490.4115)

Center for Community Solutions

Statewide health, education, and child advocacy organizations call for DeWine Administration to act swiftly to submit a plan to the USDA to provide additional money for food for families with children who qualify for free or reduced lunch.

COLUMBUS – State and local advocacy organizations focusing on children, health, education, nutrition and low income communities issued a joint letter to the DeWine Administration calling for the administration to swiftly submit a plan to the USDA for Pandemic- EBT (P-EBT), which would provide much needed relief to Ohio’s children and families. Read the Letter of Support.