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Feed My Sheep Food Pantry is Open.

During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, Feed My Sheep will remain open to feed our community.  We are following the CDC and North Texas Food bank recommendations  for community organizations, taking extra precautions to reduce the spread of coronavirus, and making modifications to our programs where needed.

FOOD PANTRY DRIVE THRU:

Starting Saturday March 21, 2020 FMS will be operating a drive-thru pantry.  Visitors to our Food Pantry will remain in their vehicles,

NOTE:

Please have your car trunk or truck bed cleared for food items.  This change is to create a no to low touch distribution model that is safer for our clients and volunteers.

THERE WILL NOT BE ANY PUBLIC BATHROOM. PLEASE USE THE BATHROOM BEFORE ARRIVING.

 

SNAP Benefit Replacement – Press Release here

If you, someone you know, or people in your community lost food during Winter Storm Uri, purchased with SNAP EBT dollars, they are eligible to have those food expenses put back on their SNAP EBT card. 

This claim must be completed by March 31st.

Here’s how: By Phone – (recommended)

SNAP customers can request a benefit replacement for food lost or destroyed due to the winter storm in February 2021 by calling 2-1-1 

You do not need to go to an HHSC local office.

Call 2-1-1, select a language and then choose Option 2.

By Paper – To request a benefit replacement using form H1855:

Complete Form H1855, Affidavit for Nonreceipt or Destroyed Food Stamp Benefits

Submit it by mail or fax.

Many smartphones have free downloadable FAX Apps that use your phone’s camera

Link to forms here (.docx, .pdf, Spanish and English)

Mail: Texas Health & Human Services Commission, PO Box 149027, Austin, TX 78714-9027

Fax: 1-877-447-2839

If you still need additional assistance, you can contact NTFB at 214-269-0906 or snap@ntfb.org to speak to our social service team

 Hot Foods Purchase with SNAP – Press Release here

In response to the winter storm, Texans who get SNAP food benefits can buy hot food such as rotisserie chicken and prepared foods from a store’s deli at retailers who accept SNAP. This waiver expires March 31st