Amazon Prime now available at reduced cost for those with active EBT cards

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Those who have a valid Electronic Benefits Transfer card (used for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs- also known as food stamps), are now eligible for a reduced cost of $5.99 per month for Amazon Prime benefits, which includes free shipping on eligible items and streaming services. This is a reduced rate from their regular monthly cost of $10.99. They also offer a yearly rate of $99, when paid in advance for the year. 

This will be of huge benefit to those who are disabled, elderly, without transportation, unable to leave their homes, and living in food deserts. The $5.99 per month will be very cost effective for folks who would otherwise need to pay for public transportation, a grocery delivery service, or a taxi/ride service to get to the store to purchase needed items and groceries throughout the month, as most of those options cost well over $5.99 per month.

Rumor has been circulating that Amazon is in the works to accept EBT food benefits in the future, which will be a great addition to this program and enable low-income households to access food and products at lower costs to help make the most of their budgets. It also enables those in areas where grocery stores are a far distance from home or fresh foods aren’t available or are grossly overpriced to have healthier options for their families at affordable prices. 

To apply, simply head to Amazon’s qualification website and enter your info for review. You may also choose to enroll in the free 30 day trial of Prime benefits there. The site requires both your EBT card number (it states it will only be used for validation) and a photo of your valid card to be uploaded for verification. 

This is also a beneficial move for Amazon, who is attempting to compete with Walmart for the business of low-income households. According to Greg Greeley, VP of Amazon Prime, this aims to make “selection and savings more accessible, including the many conveniences and entertainment benefits of Prime”.

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I waited until my second box to write this review. Some of the products were so good that I was searching to buy them while I was still eating them!

There are so many reasons that this is the best $10 I spend each month.
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Up to 6 kids eat free at Earth Fare with paid adult meal on Thursdays!

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I just found this out on the Earth Fare website! The coolest part (for your child’s body) is that they offer many choices that can be made wheat free and offer healthy sides, such as carrots with hummus or ranch and grapes.
The coolest part (for your wallet) is that they allow up to 6 free kids meals with the $5+ adult meal purchase! If you’re short on funds, this would be a great healthy and cheap small birthday party. You could take the kids out to eat together for $5, then go to a local park.
*Kids must be present. At my local store, it’s from 4-8pm on Thursdays. You can check their site for a confirmation of the day and hours of this nearest you.

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