The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), once known as food stamps, helps individuals and families make ends meet. Applying for SNAP may not be as complicated as you think. Second Harvest Food Bank can make applying easier and increase your chances of approval.

I’m Bonnie Rearick, the SNAP Outreach Coordinator at Second Harvest Food Bank. Let me guide you through the application process. Email me at or call my office at (814) 459-3663 x 118.


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What you need to know about extra SNAP benefits:

Starting in March, you will only get your regular SNAP payment loaded to your EBT card in the first half of the month.  There will be no second payment later in the month.
SNAP Flyers 10-1-2023

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and US Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights and regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political belief, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by the USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or Local) where they apply for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact the USDA through a federal relay service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be available in languages other than English.