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RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday that the Food and Nutrition Services program (food stamps) has expanded participation in the FNS Online Purchasing Program from seven retailers to 11. FNS recipients can access these 11 retailers online to make food purchases with their Electronic Benefit Transfer cards.
Authorized retailers in North Carolina accepting FNS EBT payments online are:
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FNS participants can use their EBT cards to purchase eligible food items from online retailers. Any additional charges that are not food items, such as service and delivery charges, cannot be paid for with EBT benefits. NC DHHS said the FNS participant will be required to pay for the additional charges with another form of payment, such as a debit or credit card.
Online shopping options for FNS participants provide several benefits, such as:
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