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Wednesday is Deadline To Apply For Disaster Food Assistance


Wednesday, October 28, is the last day for residents of the eight Oregon counties affected by recent wildfires to apply for Disaster SNAP benefits.  

The counties include Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, and Marion.

The temporary food assistance is for households that live or work in the disaster area, have been affected by it and meet eligibility criteria.

The application is online and there people can get more information by calling 211.

For more information, or to apply, visit https://www.oregon.gov/dhs/ASSISTANCE/FOOD-BENEFITS/Pages/DSNAP.aspx.

Rachael McDonald is KLCC’s former News Director. Rachael has a BA in English from the University of Oregon. She started out in public radio as a newsroom volunteer at KLCC in 2000. After reporting for the Northwest News Network and KAZU, Rachael returned to KLCC in 2007 as Morning Edition host and a general assignment reporter covering politics, the environment, education, and the arts. She was hired as KLCC News Director in 2018. Rachael departed KLCC in June, 2022.
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