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how much food stamps

asugrad08

Posted 5:26 pm, 08/06/2013

The formula that is used for Food Stamps is a joke. I don't get a lot, (less than $150) for a family of five. I use coupons to help stretch them from month to month. There are people who need them and don't get enough and the ones that don't need them, get too much. I know of several people who sell theirs and they are getting almost $700.

wilkesnc26

Posted 3:00 pm, 08/06/2013

At one point and time, a single person without kids couldn't get food stamps. The guidelines have changed some. My father applied when he was out of work one time. He was in his mid forties and because he didn't have any dependents, he wasn't eligible.

chendo

Posted 8:04 pm, 08/05/2013

dey so po' dey all have to instagram the same plate of food!

windsofchange

Posted 7:45 pm, 08/05/2013

@ fins, yes they can if they pay rent. A single person can get stamps if they are paying rent. Kids or not.

moving101

Posted 7:07 pm, 08/05/2013

Don't forget about all the single seniors that qualify for food stamps.

confuzzled

Posted 6:55 pm, 08/05/2013

Fins

A single person with no kids cant get food stamps.


Actually they can. As long as they pay rent, and go to college full time.

Fins

Posted 5:54 pm, 08/05/2013

Woe is me... I don't know the details about food stamps. Some how I'm not upset by that. Lol

moving101

Posted 5:49 pm, 08/05/2013

That still wouldn't change the eligibility requirements or cut down on fraud, waste, and abuse.

justasitting

Posted 5:38 pm, 08/05/2013

You know what I think instead of food coupons people should be given food. A week worth of real food at a time. Simple healthy food.

Zappos

Posted 5:30 pm, 08/05/2013

TOO MANY!!!!

moving101

Posted 5:26 pm, 08/05/2013

Didn't read on another thread that the monthly average per household is around $134?

moving101

Posted 5:24 pm, 08/05/2013

Fins (view profile)

Posted 5:09 pm, 08/05/2013

They arent supposed to be getting it. I knew a single guy that checked on it when he was out of work. They almost laughed at him.

His u/e benefits and/or qualifying expenses may have disqualified him. U/E too much or expenses too low or a combo of the two.

justasitting

Posted 5:22 pm, 08/05/2013

Just wondering. Its seems real sad that these kids who are getting them and they sure are do not know how to shop to make them last. They need groceries at end of month and expect help. I gave some one groceries at the end of a month they had no food and I my self spend money very carefully-I buy reduced food-I go to bread store-cut and use coupons etc etc. I see same person buying groceries with food stamps as I am buying reduced food and using my coupons and thinking man there stamps are not going to get them far if thats how they shop. I think maybe some class's should be given with these stamps.

moving101

Posted 5:21 pm, 08/05/2013

Fins was WRONG! Mark it on your calendars.

lissy73

Posted 5:19 pm, 08/05/2013

What does the 200 percent thing mean?

lissy73

Posted 5:17 pm, 08/05/2013

Anyone that doesn't work can get them. Plus so many people lie. It's bad when you see someone driving a 40k vehicle using food stamps. It happens way too much!

White America

Posted 5:16 pm, 08/05/2013

http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dss/foodstamp/

I am guessing if you make less then 1200 dollars a month you can qualify?

FNSU SIZE

130% MAXIMUM GROSS INCOME LIMIT

200% MAXIMUM GROSS INCOME LIMIT

MAXIMUM BENEFIT ALLOTMENT

1

$1211

$1862

$200

2

$1640

$2522

$367

3

$2069

$3182

$526

4

$2498

$3842

$668

Fins

Posted 5:09 pm, 08/05/2013

They arent supposed to be getting it. I knew a single guy that checked on it when he was out of work. They almost laughed at him.

lissy73

Posted 5:06 pm, 08/05/2013

I know several single people with no kids, that receive food stamps. They don't pay rent because they don't have a job.

Fins

Posted 5:05 pm, 08/05/2013

A single person with no kids cant get food stamps.

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