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Fresh Bucks SNAP Match

Fresh Bucks helps Seattle residents on a tight budget afford fruits and vegetables. If you use SNAP/EBT (food stamps), buy fruits and vegetables using your SNAP benefits and earn matching benefits to spend at participating retailers. For a list of all participating retailers, visit https://www.freshbuckseattle.org/find-your-market/

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How it works


Anyone who uses SNAP/EBT benefits (food stamps) can use Fresh Bucks SNAP Match to help you stretch your food budget to buy more fruits and vegetables at participating retailers. For a list of all participating retailers, visit https://www.freshbuckseattle.org/find-your-market/

AT THE FARMERS MARKET (called SNAP Market Match):

  1. Go to the market's Information Booth
  2. Swipe your EBT card for the amount you want to spend
  3. You'll receive that amount in EBT tokens AND that same amount in SNAP Market Match dollars
  4. Shop for fruits and vegetables using your SNAP Market Match dollars

AT SEATTLE SAFEWAY STORES (called Complete Eats):

  1. Buy at least $10 in qualifying fruits and vegetables with your EBT card and Safeway Club Card
  2. Get a $5 coupon to spend on fruits and vegetables on your next shopping trip

AT NEIGHBORHOOD GROCERS AND FARM STANDS:

  1. Purchase qualifying fruits and vegetables
  2. Pay with your EBT card
  3. Get 50% off your fruit and vegetable purchase

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  • Must be enrolled in SNAP/EBT and have a valid and active EBT card
  • If you're not enrolled in SNAP/EBT, you can check your eligibility at Washington Connection 
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Stuff you'll need


A valid and active SNAP/EBT card

Questions?


Call: (206) 684-2489

Email: freshbucks@seattle.org

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How to apply


To use Fresh Bucks SNAP Match, you must receive SNAP/EBT (food stamps or Basic Food Assistance) through Washington State (https://www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/community-services-offices/basic-food). If you receive SNAP/EBT, you are automatically enrolled in Fresh Bucks SNAP Match and do not need to apply to use Fresh Bucks SNAP Match. Learn more at www.freshbuckseattle.org. If you do not receive SNAP/EBT, here are your options.

Apply online:

Apply online here

Printable application form:

Printable application here

Apply by email:

N/A

Apply by mail:

DSHS CSD-Customer Service Center, PO Box 11699

Tacoma, WA 98411-6699

Apply by phone:

1-877-501-2233

Apply in-person

Apply in-person at any Community Services Office. Use Washington State's website to locate the nearest Community Services Office (https://www.dshs.wa.gov/office-locations).

Apply by fax:

N/A