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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 1, 2004
CONTACT: Gary Gershowitz (850) 488-4855

Early Release of Food Stamp and Temporary Cash Assistance Benefits as Florida Prepares for Hurricane Frances

The Department of Children & Families will release September food stamp and Temporary Cash Assistance benefits ahead of schedule, so that current benefit recipients can purchase food and other emergency supplies in preparation for Hurricane Frances.

The September benefits will be available to all recipients via the normal automatic Electronic Bank Transfer (EBT) card process statewide as of Thursday, September 2. Clients who have questions regarding their benefits should call 1-800-342-9274 or contact their local DCF office.

More than 1.3 million Floridians currently receive food stamps and Temporary Cash Assistance.

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Last updated: July 08, 2005

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