County food aid recipients due for cash infusion Sunday

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RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County residents who rely on government assistance for grocery purchases can expect another boost in benefits because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, officials said Friday. According to the county Department of Public Social Services, CalFresh recipients are in line for a supplemental installment Sunday as part of a series of benefits increases that began in April. "The extra help is vital to children and adults and ensures they can access healthy food at a time when many people are experiencing financial hardships," DPSS Assistant Director for Self-Sufficiency Programs Allison Gonzalez said. CalFresh is a state-administered program that's federally supported through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or
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